Archive | Leaded Pyrex

Vintage Red Pyrex Milk Glass Fridge Container with Lid Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Red Vintage Pyrex Food Storage Container with Lid: 310,000 ppm Lead + 14,200 ppm Arsenic + 33,200 ppm Cadmium

This vintage Pyrex food storage container (which I bought on eBay for my book and my #MuseumOfLead collection) was positive for lead at some of the highest levels I have ever found. It’s super interesting to note how the red is fairly solid with few blemishes and little wear, much like it would have been […]

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Vintage Green Pyrex Spring Blossom Mixing Bowl with Cat Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Vintage Pyrex Spring Blossom Green Crazy Daisy Mixing Bowls: 109,900 ppm Lead + Cadmium Too!

I’m super excited to now own a set of these incredibly lead-toxic mixing bowls for my “museum of lead” collection! [eBay find!, purchased for my upcoming book, “I Make Women Cry And Throw Out Their Shit!“.] This pattern was the pattern that started it all for me, in terms of finding incredibly high lead in […]

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Spring Blossom Vintage Pyrex Cup Mug Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Spring Blossom Green “Crazy Daisy” Pyrex Cup: 39,300 ppm Lead + 833 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Pb is unsafe 4 kids!]

Vintage Pyrex Spring Blossom Green “Crazy Daisy” Pattern Cups. The dark green/almost black 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): 39,300 +/- 1,600 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 833 +/- 61 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Platinum (Pt): […]

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1 Pyrex Shenandoah Cinderella Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama Vintage

#Leaded: Vintage Shenandoah Cinderella Pyrex Mixing Bowl

Vintage Pyrex Cinderella Style Shenandoah Pattern Mixing Bowl: The paint on this bowl tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument):   Lead (Pb): 85,600 +/- 4,100 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,194 +/- 99 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Gold (Au): 589 +/- 226 […]

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Butterfly Gold Vintage Pyrex Casserole Dish Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage “Butterfly Gold” Pattern Pyrex Casserole Dish, c. 1972 – 87,000 ppm Lead

Vintage Pyrex “Butterfly Gold” casserole dish, c. 1972. – The mustard and white paint on this vintage Pyrex casserole dish tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): – Lead (Pb): 87,000 +/- 2,900 ppm Cadmium (Cd): ND / Non-Detect (Negative) Arsenic (As): ND / […]

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Old Town Blue Vintage Pyrex 1972 Cup Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

“Old Town Blue” Pattern Vintage Pyrex Tea Cup, c.1972 – 1982: 17,700 ppm Lead

Vintage Pyrex mugs/ tea cups in the “Old Town Blue” pattern: The dark 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): 17,700 +/- 500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 154 +/- 12 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND […]

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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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#Leaded: Vintage Turquoise Butterprint Pyrex Dish

Vintage Pyrex Turquoise Butterprint Dish: 30,600 ppm lead. c. 1957-1968. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe for a modern / newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 parts per million (ppm) and higher. Vintage dishware is not regulated at all for total lead content. Thanks to Michael Tiffany for donating and supporting […]

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#Leaded: Vintage “Spring Blossom Green” Pattern (Crazy Daisy) Pyrex Casserole, c. 1972 to 1979

Vintage Pyrex “Spring Blossom Green” pattern casserole: 110,000 ppm lead in the white flowers. It just takes a microscopic amount of lead to poison a child. The amount of lead that is considered toxic for children in a new / modern item created and sold as intended to be used by a child is 90 […]

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