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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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Large Blue Glass Marble With Iridescent Finish Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Giant Blue Glass Marble: 60 ppm Cadmium, 366 ppm Arsenic.

Newer (c. 2015) large translucent blue glass marble with iridescent rainbow finish. Given the nature of the way most colored glass is commonly produced, many marbles (and especially those with iridescent finishes) do have at least some level of detectable toxicants when tested with an XRF instrument. Some actually have quite high amounts of Lead […]

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1 cup Anchor Measuring Cup with Lead Paint NH 3

Anchor Glass One-Cup Measuring Cup: 32,500 ppm Lead (in exterior markings).

Anchor Glass One-Cup Measuring Cup, c. 2006 When tested with an XRF instrument the red painted markings on the exterior of this glass Anchor Hocking brand one-cup measuring cup (purchased new around 2006) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 32,500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect/ND [Negative] To see more Anchor-brand products that I have tested, Click Here. […]

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Blue Vintage Pyrex Mugs Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Vintage Blue Pyrex Glass Mugs: 71,800 ppm Lead

Vintage Pyrex Mugs: The blue paint on these mugs tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 71,800 +/- 2,200 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 697 +/- 43 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Platinum (Pt): 1,333 +/- 207 ppm Gold (Au): 709 +/- […]

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Medium Amber Glass Visionware 2018 Pot Lid 3

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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Large Amber Glass Visionware 2018 Pot Lid 1

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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Small Amber Glass Visionware 2018 Pot Lid 2

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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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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Oster Blender Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results for an Oster® Master Series Pre-Programmed Blender with Reversing Blade Technology – Black

Oster® Master Series Pre-Programmed Blender with Reversing Blade Technology – Black. Click here for an Amazon affiliate link* for a similar item from this company. This item consists of eight components made of distinct combinations of materials, some of which require multiple tests for thorough testing with an XRF instrument: Clear Glass Blender Jar Clear […]

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2-Cup 2018 Clear Glass Ball Jar Lead Safe Mama 6

XRF Test Results For 2018 Ball Pint Mason Jar, Regular Mouth, 16 oz With Lids

2018 Ball Pint Mason Jar, Regular Mouth, 16 oz With Lids This item consists of three “components” with five distinct areas requiring testing: The clear glass of the jar. The metal of the band. The white colored inside food surface of the lid. The orange colored band / inside food surface of the lid. The exterior surface […]

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