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Vintage Old Town Blue Corelle Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

“Old Town Blue” Pattern Vintage Corelle Small Plate, c.1972 – 1982: 18,200 ppm Lead

  Vintage Corelle glass saucer in the “Old Town Blue” pattern. The dark blue paint on this dish tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 18,200 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 133 +/- 13 ppm Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): […]

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Mrs Andersons Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Lead Safe Mama 2

Mrs. Anderson’s Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat (2018): Positive for Trace Levels of Cadmium

When tested with an XRF instrument this Mrs. Anderson’s Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat (purchased new in 2018) was positive for trace levels of Cadmium. Trace (in this context) means VERY LOW levels (likely as a contaminant of colorants, not an intentional additive to the product materials.) To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Full XRF […]

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Best Day Ever November 20

Today just became my “Best Day Ever” here on my website! #HappyBirthdayToMe

Over the past 18 months my “Best Day Ever” has held steady at 10,514 views – a day in June of 2017 when my posts and videos about Walmart Jelly Shoes being #LeadFree went viral! Tonight at 9:04 p.m. with your help we finally passed that number, reaching 10,526 unique views today by 9:05 p.m. […]

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Dollar Tree Christmas Wine Glass Lead Safe Mama 3

2018 Dollar Tree Store Christmas Wine Glass By Greenbrier International: 1,299 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Store Christmas Theme Wine Glass By Breenbrier International, Inc. Made in U.S.A. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was really surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, but not surprised that it tested positive for a high level of Cadmium. Related: What exactly […]

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Crazy Daisy Corelle Spring Blossom Green Vintage Plate Lead Safe Mama 4

Vintage Corelle Plate With Crazy Daisy Spring Blossom Green Border Pattern: 15,200 ppm Lead + Cadmium

To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. Vintage Corelle Plate With Green Crazy Daisy / Spring Blossom Green Border. This green painted decorative border of this Corelle plate was positive for a very high level of Lead. Based on stories my readers have shared with me (since first posting this piece), the […]

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Red Glass Dollar Tree Mug 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Red Glass Mason Jar Coffee Mug: 11 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Red Christmas Mason Jar Glass. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. As many red colored items are, this mug is positive for a trace level of Cadmium. This level of Cadmium is considered safe by all […]

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Cream Corelle Plate With Blue And White Flowers Lead Safe Mama 8

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers: 128 ppm Lead

  Small Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers. Date of manufacture, c. 1978 – 1993 To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white […]

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Cream Corelle Small Plate with Blue Edging Red Berries Lead Safe Mama 6

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Floral Border & Red Berries: 7,450 ppm Lead + Cadmium

Small Corelle Plate With Blue Border & Small Red Berries. To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white glass. For a pretty Lead-free & Cadmium-free option, […]

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Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border Lead Safe Mama 1

Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border: 2,788 ppm Cadmium + Arsenic

Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border. Date of manufacture, c. 2012. To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. Tests were done for at least 60 seconds each. Red Decorative Elements: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): 2,788 +/- 64 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): 48 +/- 18 ppm […]

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Site views 73000

Today in the wee hours of the morning before I woke up November 2018 became #LeadSafeMama’s best month ever!

As of this moment there have been more than 73,000 unique views here on LeadSafeMama.com / TamaraRubin.com in the month of November 2018. Even though there are still more than 11 days left in the month this makes November 2018 my #BestMonthEver, with June 2017 and November 2017 now falling in to 2nd and 3rd […]

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