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Cream Corelle Plate With Blue And White Flowers Lead Safe Mama 8

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers: 128 ppm Lead

  Small Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers. Date of manufacture, c. 1978 – 1993 To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white […]

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Cream Corelle Small Plate with Blue Edging Red Berries Lead Safe Mama 6

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Floral Border & Red Berries: 7,450 ppm Lead + Cadmium

Small Corelle Plate With Blue Border & Small Red Berries. To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white glass. For a pretty Lead-free & Cadmium-free option, […]

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Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border Lead Safe Mama 1

Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border: 2,788 ppm Cadmium + Arsenic

Small Corelle Plate With Red Floral Border. Date of manufacture, c. 2012. To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. Tests were done for at least 60 seconds each. Red Decorative Elements: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): 2,788 +/- 64 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): 48 +/- 18 ppm […]

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Pioneer Woman Floral Bursts Red Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Pioneer Woman Floral Bursts / Red Dipping Bowl: as high as 744 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Floral Bursts” Red Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Reddish Orange Flowers (based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 560 +/- 39 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 287 +/- 18 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) […]

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Red Waechtersbach Germany Bowl from Williams Sonoma Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 5

#Leaded: Red Waechtersbach German Nesting Bowl, c. 2009

 Red Waechtersbach Nesting Bowl purchased at Williams Sonoma – Made in Germany, c. 2009. To see more pieces by Waechtersbach that I have tested, click here. When tested with an XRF instrument this bowl had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 40,100 +/- 1,300 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 3,506 +/- 195 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative 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

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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Le Creuset Red & Creme Colored Ceramic Mixing Bowl: 40,700 ppm Lead

Le Creuset brand red and cream colored ceramic mixing bowl. Newer model (c. 2014 or earlier). Exact year of manufacture unknown. When tested with with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured here had the following readings. Outside Reading (Red Glaze): 40,700 ppm Lead Inside Reading (Cream Glaze): 117 ppm Lead For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, […]

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The exterior enamel on this Le Creuset kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium. Cadmium is a known carcinogen.

The exterior of this Le Creuset red enameled tea kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium when tested with an XRF instrument. It is not possible to test the interior surface of most of these kettles with an XRF instrument without destroying the kettle, because the instrument does not fit in the opening of the kettle. The […]

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Vintage Pyrex Food Storage: Even with very worn paint this is still positive for Lead (Pb) at 23,000 ppm.

Reddish orange vintage Pyrex refrigerator dish with most of paint worn off. When tested with an XRF instrument this piece had the following reading for Lead: Lead (Pb): 23,000 ppm. This is a great example of how the colors on these pieces wear. The question is… where does that Leaded color go?  Also important note: […]

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