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Blue Vintage Pyrex Mugs Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Vintage Blue Pyrex Glass Mugs: 71,800 ppm Lead + 697 ppm Arsenic [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

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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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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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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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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Pyrex Glass 100th Anniversary Measuring Cup (2013): Positive for 54 ppm Cadmium in the Dark Blue Exterior Markings.

2013 “100th Anniversary” Pyrex glass measuring cup with dark blue painted markings. When tested with an XRF instrument this cup had the following readings: Lead (Pb): ND/Non-Detect (Negative) Cadmium (Cd):  54 +/- 8 ppm Cadmium is a known possible carcinogen and, regardless of regulatory standards and “allowable limits”, does not belong in our cookware. To […]

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Pyrex Glass Measuring Cup: Positive for 326 ppm Cadmium in the Red Exterior Writing

When tested with an XRF instrument this glass Pyrex measuring cup had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect/ND [Negative] Cadmium (Cd): 326 ppm [in the red writing on the outside of the glass.] Sorry – I don’t have any more information about the model number or year of manufacture on this one! Cadmium is a […]

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Vintage Pyrex Teacup & Saucer with Pink Stripe & Gold Edge: 79,800 ppm Lead + Cadmium Too

Made in USA: Pyrex; cup & saucer: 79,800 ppm Lead (Pb) & 1,962 ppm Cadmium (Cd). Most ceramics or glass items that are tinted pink or red have some level of cadmium in them. This is especially true for the vintage or antique items. To learn more about the concern for Cadmium (Cd) toxicity Click […]

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Pyrex® Glass Measuring Cup (c. 1994): Positive for 6,253 ppm Lead in the red outside markings.

20+ year old Pyrex® measuring cup. Purchased new c. 1994 When tested with an XRF instrument the red markings on the outside of this cup were positive for Lead at the following level: Lead (Pb): 6,253 ppm For reference, the amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended to be used by […]

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Pyrex Glass Measuring Cup (c. 2004): Positive for 31,300 ppm Lead in the Red Exterior Writing.

Pyrex Glass Measuring Cup. Purchased new circa 2004. When tested with an XRF instrument the exterior red writing on this measuring cup was positive for Lead (Pb) at the following level: 31,300 ppm For context: the amount of Lead (Pb) that is considered toxic in an item intended to be used by children is anything 90 ppm […]

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