Hi! I have gotten this question enough that it seems like a good time to finally answer it on my blog! We keep a vegan/ vegetarian home here a the Rubin HQ, so I won’t be personally cooking a turkey any time soon (I made a promise to my husband when we got married more […]
Here are some #SaferChoices for casserole dishes that are most likely to be lead-free. These are similar to ones I have tested or have in my home. General rule of thumb: When looking for a casserole dish avoid colors, avoid ceramics, and avoid enamel-coated metal casseroles. Have the food be the decoration on your table, […]
Blue Glass Pyrex Custard Dish: Lead-Free! (“Non-Detect For Lead!”) Tamara’s Grade: “A+” A+= I would definitely have these and use these in my home. (In fact I have the same exact ones in clear glass.) If you appreciate my advocacy work, please consider donating even just $5 via my #GoFundMe! Link HERE! Thank you.
Measuring Cup, 2013 Pyrex: Non-Detect for Lead (Pb), Cadmium 54 ppm. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & childhood lead poisoning prevention advocacy work here or here. Thank you!
My friends, followers and readers have been asking me for this one for a while, so here’s a dedicated post with a few choices for measuring cups that are similar to those in my home or are similar to ones I recommend based on testing I have done for others. Important Note: Many of the […]
Non-detect for lead • 326 ppm cadmium in the red writing Sorry – I don’t have any more information about the model number or year of manufacture on this one! #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally […]
Small vintage “Gooseberry” pattern Pyrex Cinderella style mixing bowl- white glass with black paint. Black painted pattern: 35,500 parts per million (ppm) lead. White glass: 183 ppm lead. To learn more about XRF Testing & the potential implications of lead in cookware click HERE and HERE. Read more about lead-in-Pyrex here.
Made in USA: Pyrex; cup & saucer – 79,800 ppm lead & 1,962 ppm cadmium #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally tested that have tested both positive and negative for lead. To learn more about XRF […]
Vintage Pyrex “Orange Fiesta” pattern casserole with fruit images on lid. 1971. Solid orange of base: 55,000 ppm lead It also tested positive for: 3,783 ppm cadmium, 83 ppm barium, 79 ppm chromium, 47 ppm bromine, & for fun – 2,068 ppm gold)! 😉 ______ Total content level for lead (as measured by an XRF) […]
20+ year old Pyrex measuring cup: 6,253 ppm lead (red writing on the outside) Purchased new c. 1994 —- The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended to be used by children is anything 90 ppm or higher. Dishware is not regulated in the same way for lead. This is insanely […]