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Horizon Blue Vintage Pyrex Casserole Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 3

#Leaded: Vintage “Horizon Blue” Pattern Pyrex Casserole. c. 1969-1972

This vintage “Horizon Blue” casserole by Pyrex tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (on the painted design with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument):   Lead: 72,000 +/- 2,200 ppm Cadmium: 33 +/- 11 ppm Arsenic: ND Mercury: ND Gold: 504 +/- 170 ppm Platinum: 1,315 +/- 212 ppm – […]

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#LeadFree: Newer Corning Casserole Dishes

This newer oval Corning Ware casserole tested negative for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. Would you like to see more test results like this?  Please consider making a small monthly gift in support of my advocacy here: – Thank you for reading, following and sharing! Please ask questions […]

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#Leaded: Corning Ware Spice-o-Life Casserole, 1972-1988

This vintage casserole tested positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument at 21,800 ppm lead in the decoration on the outside of the dish.  On the inside it was negative for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic. Tested in 2014. Here’s a post with some of the years of Corning Ware pieces. In 2018 […]

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#Leaded: CorningWare Square Casserole with Pansies

“Made in Illinois” pansies pattern square CorningWare baking / casserole dish, year of manufacture unknown.  The colored flower pattern on this dish was positive for 15,500 ppm lead.  This was tested in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of an item intended for children is 90 ppm […]

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Corningware “Etch” Casserole Dish (New, 2017)

Corningware “Etch”, New (2017). 230 ppm lead on the outside. 91 ppm lead on the inside. Tested with an XRF Instrument. Here is my Amazon Affiliate link for this product: These levels are considered safe by most standards.  Most likely leach tested (and most likely passed!). Comments on the original Facebook post for this piece reiterate my […]

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#Leaded: “Orange Fiesta” Pattern Vintage Pyrex Casserole with Lid, 1971

Vintage Pyrex “Orange Fiesta” pattern casserole with fruit images on lid. 1971. Solid orange of base: 55,000 ppm lead It also tested positive for: 3,783 ppm cadmium, 83 ppm barium, 79 ppm chromium, 47 ppm bromine, & for fun – 2,068 ppm gold)! 😉 ______ Total content level for lead (as measured by an XRF) […]

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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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