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“How much Lead is in my vintage Pyrex?” Here are pictures of each one I’ve tested, with links to test results.

Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture to the photo grid below, and link it to the post with the test results.  Click any of the images below to see the corresponding XRF test results (listing all metals found) for that exact item pictured. […]

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Clear Glass Vintage Pyrex Double Boiler Cooking Pot Lead Safe Mama 4

Made In USA Vintage Pyrex Clear Glass Double Boiler Cooking Pot: 216 ppm Lead

Vintage Pyrex Clear Glass Double Boiler Cooking Pot. I tested this with an XRF instrument and below am reporting two sets of readings for this piece. First is the reading for the vessel of the pot. This is from a two-minute (12o second) reading using an XRF instrument. If a metal is not listed it […]

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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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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 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 close up Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Testing Vintage Glassware (Pyrex, Libbey, Anchor Hocking) With A LeadCheck Swab (Video)

Spring Blossom Green Posts Anchor Hocking Cornflower Casserole Post Chip In Link My affiliate link* for LeadCheck swabs: https://amzn.to/2HJLB4N If you purchase something on Amazon after clicking one of my affiliate links I receive a small percentage of what you spend at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting my advocacy work in this […]

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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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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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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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