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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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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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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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Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Large Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Bowl, Purchased New in 2017: Lead Free

These are the bowls I bought for my family last year. I got both the large and small size and I love them – for everything. These are the things I love about them: super practical, high sides, less spilling, good for storing stuff in the fridge, break resistant and yes – LEAD FREE (most […]

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LeadFree Corelle Winter Frost White Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#TopPic: Lead-Free Dish Set, “Service for Four” for under $43!

Creating a lead-free kitchen does NOT have to be expensive! In fact, many of the best lead-free choices out there are also the least expensive options in their product categories. As most of my followers know, my favorite reliably lead-free dishes are any plain white Corelle sets (sets with no colorful decorative elements). You can […]

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Vintage Corelle Corning Butterfly Pattern Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama_3

Vintage Corelle By Corning Butterfly Pattern Glass Bowls: 23,300 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

Everybody’s grandmothers seems to have had these! These butterfly pattern vintage “Corelle by Corning” (Made in New York) bowls tested positive for Lead at 23,300 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument (this is the reading of a test done directly on the decorative pattern elements on the outside of the bowl). To learn more […]

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Vintage Corelle Livingware Spring Blossom Green Crazy Daisy Pattern Mug: 31,700 ppm Lead

Corelle Livingware – by Corning – Made In the U.S.A. Mug. Crazy Daisy, Spring Blossom Green Pattern. Year of manufacture unknown. Tested in 2014. This cup tested positive for 31,700 ppm Lead (Pb) when tested with an XRF instrument. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Related: Tamara, why is this a problem? Is this […]

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6 Quart Instant Pot Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 8

#AskTamara: Do you have any recommendations for a non-toxic slow cooker?

Originally Posted, June 2014. Question From Stacy (Via Facebook.) Updated: July 2018 QUESTIONS: Dear Tamara, Hello! I love your work and appreciate all the wonderful things you share with us. I was hoping you could help me with 2 things…I would love to get a slow cooker for our family. Do you have any recommendations […]

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