Vintage Pyrex Casserole: 110,000 ppm lead in the white flowers. Vintage dishes and cookware are not regulated for toxicity at all. It just takes a microscopic amount of lead to poison a child. The amount of lead that is considered toxic for children in a new / modern item created and sold as intended to […]
Vintage milk-glass bowl 893 ppm lead XRFTesting brand not noted but it looks like a Pyrex piece given the lip This belonged to my friend Leslie K. in Iowa 🙂 For ideas and guidelines to make safer choices for mixing bowls, click here! Thank you. To learn more about XRF Testing, click here.
Small vintage Pyrex bowl- white glass with black leaves and acorns(?) pattern. Black pattern: 35,500 parts per million (ppm) lead. White glass: 183 ppm lead. #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally tested that have tested both […]
Made in USA: Pyrex; cup & saucer – 79,800 ppm lead & 1,962 ppm cadmium #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally tested that have tested both positive and negative for lead. To learn more about XRF […]
Reddish orange Pyrex dish with most of paint worn off: 23,000 ppm lead This is a great example of how the colors on these pieces wear. And the question is… where does that leaded color go? Also important note: even with so much wear, it tested incredibly high for lead. Imagine what the lead level […]