Duralex “Picardie Colors” Goblet / Tumbler, Blue, 8-3/4 ounces. Made in France, purchased in December 2018. When tested with an XRF instrument this blue Duralex glass had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect (Negative) Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (Negative) Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (Negative) Arsenic (As): Non-Detect (Negative) Barium (Ba): 3,142 +/- 288 ppm Copper (Cu): 101 […]
Newer (c. 2015) large translucent blue glass marble with iridescent rainbow finish. Given the nature of the way most colored glass is commonly produced, many marbles (and especially those with iridescent finishes) do have at least some level of detectable toxicants when tested with an XRF instrument. Some actually have quite high amounts of Lead […]
#AskTamara Question: Do dragon tears have lead? Answer: Some do and some do not. Given the nature of the way most colored glass is commonly produced, many dragon tears do have at least some lead, and some have quite high amounts of lead — at levels considered dangerous for children by current/modern regulatory standards. [Even […]
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 […]
Blue glass plate purchased new (c. 2002): 870 ppm lead. While this may be “fully encased”/ not bio-available – it is still not worth the risk for me to have something like this in my home. These were mine. I got rid of them. The blue glass can go either way (some pieces are not […]
Another Newer Blue Glass Ball Jar: 53 ppm lead (+/- 13 ppm). (This lead level is considered safe by all standards.) 13 ppm cadmium (+/- 6 ppm). Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. Tamara’s Grade: “C” C = I would not want to use it in my home, I would not want to eat food that you […]
Blue Glass Pyrex Custard Dish: Lead-Free! (“Non-Detect For Lead!”) Tamara’s Grade: “A+” A+= I would definitely have these and use these in my home. (In fact I have the same exact ones in clear glass.) If you appreciate my advocacy work, please consider donating even just $5 via my #GoFundMe! Link HERE! Thank you.
Newer Blue Glass Ball Jar: 61 ppm lead (+/- 16 ppm). Considered safe by all standards. Tamara’s Grade: “C” C = I would not want to use it in my home, I would not want to eat food that you canned in it in your home. If you offered me something to drink in this […]
Newer Blue Glass Ball Jar: 64 ppm lead. Non-detect for arsenic, mercury and cadmium. Most of the colored glass jars I have tested have ben positive for lead to some degree. This level is considered safe by all standards. I personally would not want to can in jars that are positive for lead at any level, when I […]
Re-posting from 2014. Older/Antique/Vintage “Ball” brand canning jar. Blue Glass: safe (tested negative/ non-detect for lead). Lid: 861 ppm lead & 1,537 cadmium . Tested with an XRF. from http://naturalbabymama.wordpress.com/ Please consider contributing in support of my childhood lead poisoning prevention advocacy work here or here. Thank you!