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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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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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#Leaded: Vintage Pyrex Honeydew Summer Impressions Custard Cup

Vintage Pyrex Honeydew Summer Impressions Milk GlassCustard Cup: The green paint on this small bowl tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead: 4,949 +/- 221 ppm Cadmium: 97 +/- 14 ppm Arsenic: ND Mercury: ND Gold: ND Platinum: 1,045 +/- 222 ppm The […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Corelle By Corning Butterfly Pattern Glass Bowls

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. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children (when tested with an XRF instrument) is anything 90 ppm […]

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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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#LeadSafe: Vintage “Crown Corning” White Ceramic Plate, Made in Japan

This vintage made in Japan “Crown Corning” brand white ceramic plate tested positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument at 46 ppm lead. Tested in 2014. Year of manufacture unknown. In 2018 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Milk Glass Corning Teacup

This vintage milk-glass “Made in USA” Corning brand tea cup tested positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument at 804 ppm lead in the white (undecorated) milk glass component of the cup. Tested in 2014. In 2018 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children […]

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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: https://tamararubin.com/2017/07/subscribe/ – Thank you for reading, following and sharing! Please ask questions […]

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