Vintage Pyrex Lead Test Round Two

A couple weeks ago, I posted the results of my lead tests on my vintage Pyrex. I noted in that post that I used about 20 of the swab tests but was unable to use all 30 because I dropped the remaining Q-tips into a full sink. I also noted that the color gradient measuring …

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Is There Lead in My Vintage Pyrex Experiment Results

In November, I came across an article about finding lead in vintage Pyrex which led to a flurry of research. I originally wrote about it here and here on the blog, and on my Instagram (@maegoeswestblog). I received many different responses and even did an Instagram poll to see what people thought. My Instagram poll …

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PSA – Vintage Pyrex Emits Harmful Toxin

Much to my chagrin, I recently heard vintage Pyrex has lead in its decorations and even the red ink on the measuring cups. I immediately researched because I love my vintage Pyrex cookware as most people I know do. And as it turns out, most studies I found showed harmful levels of lead present. The …

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One of My Best Vintage Finds

A few months ago Malcolm and I took a trip to Cortez, Colorado. Besides seeing the sights, I was the most excited about the possibility of thrifting. Thrifting is often at its best (and worst, honestly) in small town America. Treasures from old farm houses often yield an interesting haul, and I was excited to …

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