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Vintage Pyrex Homestead Pattern Casserole Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage (1976-1980) Pyrex Homestead Casserole: 209,900 ppm Lead + 9,009 ppm Cadmium + 9,252 ppm Arsenic

  Vintage Pyrex Homestead (1976-1980) Design Milk Glass Casserole Dish.   Here’s a link to the Pyrex website I used to figure out the pattern names!   When tested with an XRF instrument this casserole dish had the following readings:   With scope focused on area with blue flowers over tan speckled background: (minimum 60-second […]

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1980s Vintage Pyrex Casserole Trailing Flowers Lead Safe Mama 1

1980s Vintage Pyrex Trailing Flowers – Beige Casserole Dish: 253,900 ppm Lead + 12,100 ppm Cadmium + 8,801 ppm Arsenic

Vintage Pyrex “Trailing Flowers – Beige” 1980s Promotional Design Milk Glass Casserole Dish.   When tested with an XRF instrument this casserole dish had the following readings:   With scope focused on one of the rust colored flowers: (minimum 60-second test) Lead (Pd): 253,900 +/- 11,000 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 12,100 +/- 600 ppm Arsenic (As): […]

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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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Tom And Jerry Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Mug: 37,100 ppm Lead + Cadmium

To see more Christmas items I have tested, Click HERE. These little “Tom and Jerry” Christmas mug was tested with an XRF instrument and the results were as follows: White Milk Glass (unpainted): Lead (Pb): 176 +/- 19 ppm Bromine (Br): 9 +/- 3 ppm Green Paint: Lead (Pb): 37,100 +/- 1,000 ppm Cadmium (Cd): […]

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Honeydew Summer Impressions Custard Cup Vintage Pyrex 1

#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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Vintage Pyrex Teacup With Pink Stripe: 249,700 ppm Lead + 12,800 ppm Cadmium + 14,300 ppm Arsenic

Vintage white milk glass “Double Tough” Pyrex teacup, with pink painted stripe. Made in U.S.A. Tested positive for Lead with an XRF Instrument. Pink Stripe: Lead (Pb): 249,700 +/- 19,000 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 12,800 +/- 1,000 ppm Arsenic (As): 14,300 +/- 1,600 ppm Mercury (Hg): ND (non-detect) To learn more about XRF testing, Click Here. […]

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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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Vintage Milk Glass Saucer

Vintage Milk Glass Saucer with Gold Rim: 648 ppm lead (+/- 43 ppm), 9 ppm Cadmium (+/- 6 ppm). Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. Tamara’s Grade: “D” “D” = I would not want to use it in my home, I would prefer not to eat food that you served on it in your home.  If you offered me […]

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