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Leaded Pyrex: Blue Casserole

Vintage Blue Pyrex Casserole: Top blue: 108,400 ppm lead / 27,100 ppm arsenic Base blue: 84,000 ppm lead/ 23,800 ppm arsenic Plane white glass of base: 74 ppm lead/ 3,045 ppm arsenic #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Pyrex Casserole, “Shenandoah” Pattern c. 1981-1986

Pyrex Vintage Shenandoah Pattern Casserole, c. 1981-1986: White glass: 395 ppm lead Yellow exterior paint: 212,000 ppm lead To learn more about XRF Testing & the potential implications of lead in cookware click HERE and HERE.  Read more about lead-in-Pyrex here. For some unleaded mixing bowl options, click here! & unleaded dishes, click here!

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Lead Free Mixing Bowls…

As many of my friends, followers and readers know already most of the vintage dishware and kitchenware I have tested has tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument. Unfortunately many new pieces will also have lead at high levels, especially if they are ceramic or enamel coated in any way. [Highly decorated and colorful […]

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Ivy

83,900 ppm lead – Franciscan Ivy Tray Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Madeira

Franciscan Madeira Pattern Plate: 67,300 parts per million lead Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded China: Franciscan Autumn

Franciscan Autumn plate & saucer: as high as 716,100 ppm lead Autumn Pattern: 1955 – 1966 Also: 73,000 ppm arsenic Note: the plate was higher lead than the bowl, and they look like they are from different batches based on the maker’s marks on the bottom.  The bowl / saucer was in the neighborhood of […]

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Leaded China: Franciscan Earthenware

Franciscan Potteries Earthenware Tray/ Plate: 100,400 ppm lead! Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded China: Franciscan Apple

Franciscan Apple: 80,700 ppm lead Vintage (1950s?) plate Yup – you heard me right! Tested with an XRF instrument These usually also test positive with a swab test. #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF […]

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