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Corning Tulip Pattern Casserole Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

XRF Test Results For Corning Rose Marie Tulip Pattern Oven Casserole

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 this exact piece: Lead (Pb): 8,164 +/- 674 ppm Cadmium […]

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XRF Test Results For Corelle / Corning Visionware Medium Amber Lid Purchased March 2018

Following up on my earlier posts, here is yet another example of XRF test results for a Corning Visions piece. [Year of manufacture: 2018.] I am posting a total of FOUR of these that each look very similar but are different distinct lids that were tested (in three different sizes.) This piece is a medium saucepan […]

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XRF Test Results For Corelle / Corning Visionware Large Amber Lid Purchased March 2018

Following up on my earlier posts, here is yet another example of XRF test results for a Corning Visions piece. [Year of manufacture: 2018.] I am posting a total of FOUR of these that each look very similar but are different distinct lids that were tested (in three different sizes.) This piece is a large saucepan […]

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XRF Test Results For Corelle / Corning Visionware Small Amber Lid Purchased March 2018

Following up on my earlier posts, here is yet another example of XRF test results for a Corning Visions piece. [Year of manufacture: 2018.] I am posting a total of FOUR of these that each look very similar but are different distinct lids that were tested (in three different sizes.) This piece is a small saucepan […]

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#Lead: Newly Purchased (2018) Corelle / Corning Visionware Amber Lid – XRF Test Results

Following up on my earlier post, here is another example of XRF test results for a Corning Visions piece. [Year of manufacture: 2018.] This piece is a small saucepan or pot lid, with decorative radiating ridges around the center of the lid under the top-knob.  There are NO brand or model markings on this piece, […]

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Holly Berry Christmas Vintage Corning Mug Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

28,200 ppm lead! Vintage Christmas “Made in USA” Corning Glass Mug, Holly Berry Pattern

“Corning USA” Vintage Christmas Holly Berry Mug. The following set of readings was with the scope of the XRF instrument  centered on the red berries of the pattern: Lead (Pb): 16,000 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 459 +/- 25 ppm Barium (Ba): 904 +/- 76 ppm Antimony (Sb): 514 +/- 34 ppm Selinium (Se): 70 +/- 30 […]

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Corning Visionware: Another Example – XRF Test Results For A Small Saucepan (Made in France)

Following up on my earlier post, here is another example of XRF test results for a Corning Visions piece. [Year of manufacture unknown.] This piece is a small saucepan and differs from the piece I posted earlier in that it is “Made in France.” It also has the 3-D diamond/pyramid shaped pattern on the bottom […]

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#AskTamara: Do you recommend Corning Visionware?

#AskTamara Question: Do you recommend Corning Visionware? Answer: No. Ok, while I could leave it at that I will elaborate. First I have to address the fact that several people have confused me with other bloggers who DO recommend Corning Visionware, and I specifically have not ever recommended this product personally — because I have […]

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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

Your grandmother had these, didn’t she? 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. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children (when tested […]

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#LeadSafe: Plain White Corning Mug

Corning Mug. Year unknown. Tested with an XRF instrument. Positive for lead at 33 parts per million (ppm), +/- 13 ppm. This is considered safe by all standards. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered […]

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