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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Gigogne Ice Cream Cups

These Duralex Gigogne colored glass ice cream cups (Made in France!) were shipped to me new in 2014 (sent to me for testing directly by the manufacturer).  Each color tested negative for lead, mercury, and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact dishes! http://amzn.to/2DhwZvy As always, please […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex OvenChef Roaster

This Duralex OvenChef clear glass rectangular roaster was shipped to me new in 2014 (sent to me for testing directly by the manufacturer).  It tested negative for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to this […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Marine Blue Tumbler

These Duralex Picardie blue (“Marine”) tumblers were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact glasses! http://amzn.to/2Deha8W Would you like […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Amber Picardie Tumbler

These Duralex Picardie amber glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact glasses!  http://amzn.to/2D4jb3Y Would you like […]

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#Leaded: Vintage French Clear Arcoroc Juice Glass

Small vintage clear glass Arcoroc juice glass. Made in France. Tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument for 223 ppm lead. Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to similar, modern (“Made in France”) lead-free glasses (#SaferChoices!): http://amzn.to/2DhXhNY http://amzn.to/2Dvym7m http://amzn.to/2D4q9Gt I would LOVE to test THESE to confirm that they are lead free! http://amzn.to/2D33Wsj More […]

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#LeadFree: Clear Glass Dish from Walmart

Newer clear glass plate (tested in 2014), purchased at Walmart. #LeadFREE! Non-detect for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. (Lemon included for size!) Here are some Amazon links* to similar lead-free clear-glass choices on Amazon: 1) http://amzn.to/2D5DhL6 2) http://amzn.to/2DfxTZb 3) http://amzn.to/2myQWTU Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Picardie Glasses

These Duralex Picardie glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and barium when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to these exact glasses as […]

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#LeadFree Clear Glass Dishware Choices

#AskTamara Question: Tamara are there any modern clear glass dishes that are also lead-free? A: Yes!  While vintage glassware is often positive for lead, and even some new clear glass products can test positive for trace* amounts of lead, there are several brands of clear glass dishware that I have tested that have been consistently […]

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#Leaded: Green Bodum French Press

This was super disappointing! 5,562 ppm lead & 69 ppm cadmium. This is the reading on the white writing (including the logo) which is on the outside of the glass canister. This writing often wears off with washing and normal use on similar products painted in a similar fashion (Green Sprouts sippy cups, glass measuring cups, […]

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#SaferChoices: French Press Coffee Makers, #AskTamara

I get this question A LOT! “Tamara, what coffee maker do you use?” A: Mostly we use a French press style coffee maker. However I do want to clarify that I have found lead in several French presses.  Specifically (as with many measuring cups and other glass items with logos or marked writings on the […]

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