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Vintage Corelle Butterfly Gold Pattern Glass Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Corelle Butterfly Gold Vintage Glass Plate: 18,700 ppm Lead on the decorative pattern when tested with an XRF.

Corelle Butterfly Gold Vintage Glass Plate: 18,700 ppm Lead on the decorative pattern when tested with an XRF. 60 second test (multiple tests done to confirm the levels). Lead: 18,700 +/- 500 ppm Cadmium 158 +/- 15 ppm Chromium 655 +/- 100 Zinc: 231 +/- 37 ppm Copper 188 +/- 49 ppm Iron 423 +/- […]

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Vintage Old Town Blue Corelle Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

“Old Town Blue” Pattern Vintage Corelle Small Plate, c.1972 – 1982: 18,200 ppm Lead

  Vintage Corelle glass saucer in the “Old Town Blue” pattern. The dark blue paint on this dish tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 18,200 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 133 +/- 13 ppm Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): […]

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Crazy Daisy Corelle Spring Blossom Green Vintage Plate Lead Safe Mama 4

Vintage Corelle Plate With Crazy Daisy Spring Blossom Green Border Pattern: 15,200 ppm Lead + Cadmium

To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. Vintage Corelle Plate With Green Crazy Daisy / Spring Blossom Green Border. This green painted decorative border of this Corelle plate was positive for a very high level of Lead. Based on stories my readers have shared with me (since first posting this piece), the […]

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Vintage Corelle Corning Butterfly Pattern Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama_3

Vintage Corelle By Corning Butterfly Pattern Glass Bowls: 23,300 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

Everybody’s grandmothers seems to have had these! These butterfly pattern vintage “Corelle by Corning” (Made in New York) bowls tested positive for Lead at 23,300 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument (this is the reading of a test done directly on the decorative pattern elements on the outside of the bowl). To learn more […]

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Vintage Corelle Livingware Spring Blossom Green Crazy Daisy Pattern Mug: 31,700 ppm Lead

Corelle Livingware – by Corning – Made In the U.S.A. Mug. Crazy Daisy, Spring Blossom Green Pattern. Year of manufacture unknown. Tested in 2014. This cup tested positive for 31,700 ppm Lead (Pb) when tested with an XRF instrument. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Related: Tamara, why is this a problem? Is this […]

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Older Corelle Iris Design Plate: 1,895 ppm Lead

Older Corelle plate with decorative iris pattern (year of manufacture not known). XRF Test Results: Floral Decorative Elements: Lead (Pb): 1,895 ppm (on flower) Cadmium (Cd): 7 ppm  Chromium (Cr): 2,503 ppm Mercury (Hg): ND / Negative Arsenic (As): ND / Negative White Part of Plate: Lead (Pb): ND / Negative Cadmium (Cd): ND / Negative Mercury […]

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