Unknown November 10, at PM. Researchers purchased a collection of used items from second-hand stores, junk shops and antiques stores in Virginia, New York and Oregon and found many of them contained surface lead concentrations more than times higher than the federal limit. Ads 18, 19 and 20 of Pepper mural on a building in the town of Hico in Hamilton County, Texas. Aren't we blessed for this-!! And Snopes ate it up. If you don't see your comment right away don't panic!
This first ad from Dutch Boy is really interesting! I love the fact that, even back in the 30s, the idea of using high quality paint was just as important as it is now. Back then, lead was added to paint to make it brighter and more durable. Obviously, that was long before it was realized that lead paint had detrimental environmental and health effects. Lead has been banned in household paint since the late 70s — Source: wikipedia.
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This is very sad news to me. I love vintage Pyrex. I think it is beautiful and I have a modest collection. I'm even a part of a couple of those vintage Pyrex Facebook groups. The lead content in these is very problematic for me. How do I go about getting rid of my collection in an ethical way that isn't just passing lead-infused items off to another person? That's a great question but it doesn't have a clear answer.