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Vintage Pyrex Grid

“How much Lead is in my vintage Pyrex?” Here are pictures of each one I’ve tested, with links to test results.

Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture to the photo grid below, and link it to the post with the test results.  Click any of the images below to see the corresponding XRF test results (listing all metals found) for that exact item pictured. […]

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Corning Casserole Patters with Lead Lead Safe Mama

“How much Lead is in my vintage Corning casserole?” Here are pictures of each one I’ve tested, with links to test results.

Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture to the photo grid below, and link it to the post with the test results.  Click any of the images below to see the corresponding XRF test results (listing all metals found) for that exact item pictured. […]

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Corning Ware Vintage Floral Casserole Lead Safe Mama 1

Corningware 3-Quart Casserole Dish: 29,900 ppm Lead + 602 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument this 3-Quart Corning Ware casserole dish had the following reading set (reading was taken on the painted floral pattern on the exterior of the dish): Lead (Pb): 29,700 +/- 800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 602 +/- 36 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (ND) Barium (Ba): Non-Detect (ND) Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect (ND) […]

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Vintage (1972-1988) Corning Ware Spice-o-Life Casserole: 26,500 ppm Lead… TEXTBOOK RESPONSE FROM CORNINGWARE TODAY

In response to my original post referenced in the title above [Link HERE] today, Corningware shared the following response (when Sabrina – a friend of a friend on Facebook – shared the post and tagged them): “We appreciate you [sic] concern for our products, Sabrina! We can assure you that older Corningware items would have met […]

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Spice-O-Life Corningware Casserole Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (1972-1988) Corning Spice-o-Life Casserole: 26,500 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe*] & 236 ppm Cd [75 is unsafe.]

Since this post has gone viral (December 2018), I updated it with an introduction for those who are new to my website. I am a mother of Lead poisoned children. My children were poisoned in 2005 by the work of a painting contractor, you can see more about my story in the trailer to my […]

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Pastel Bouquet Corningware Casserole Dish Lead Safe Mama 2

Corningware (c. 1985-1990) Pastel Bouquet Pattern Casserole: 20,400 ppm Lead + 205 Cadmium [90 ppm Lead is toxic.]

As expected, the exterior decorative painted flowers on this vintage Pastel Bouquet pattern Corningware casserole was positive for high levels of Lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Here’s a link to a post on a blog that helps to date many of the Corningware patterns. To learn more about XRF testing, click here. To […]

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Vintage Pyrex Homestead Pattern Casserole Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage (1976-1980) Pyrex Homestead Casserole: 209,900 ppm Lead + 9,009 ppm Cadmium + 9,252 ppm Arsenic

  Vintage Pyrex Homestead (1976-1980) Design Milk Glass Casserole Dish.   Here’s a link to the Pyrex website I used to figure out the pattern names!   When tested with an XRF instrument this casserole dish had the following readings:   With scope focused on area with blue flowers over tan speckled background: (minimum 60-second […]

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1980s Vintage Pyrex Casserole Trailing Flowers Lead Safe Mama 1

1980s Vintage Pyrex Trailing Flowers – Beige Casserole Dish: 253,900 ppm Lead + 12,100 ppm Cadmium + 8,801 ppm Arsenic

Vintage Pyrex “Trailing Flowers – Beige” 1980s Promotional Design Milk Glass Casserole Dish.   When tested with an XRF instrument this casserole dish had the following readings:   With scope focused on one of the rust colored flowers: (minimum 60-second test) Lead (Pd): 253,900 +/- 11,000 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 12,100 +/- 600 ppm Arsenic (As): […]

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Corning Tulip Pattern Casserole Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (1995-1997) Corningware Rosemarie Tulip Pattern Oven Casserole: 8,164 ppm Lead + 165 ppm Cadmium

As expected, the exterior decorative pink painted tulip pattern on this vintage Rose Marie Tulip Pattern Corning casserole was positive for high levels of lead when tested with an XRF instrument. To learn more about XRF testing, click here. Here’s the XRF test results for the exterior design on this exact piece: Lead (Pb): 8,164 […]

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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 exterior design with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument):   Lead (Pb): 72,000 +/- 2,200 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 33 +/- 11 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Gold: (Au) 504 +/- 170 ppm […]

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