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#LeadFreeKitchen: Sink Hardware Handle

#LeadFree Sink Handle (for a bathroom or kitchen sink?)! This one is essentially 100% nickel! Nickel or stainless steel are good #SaferChoices for something like this. Note: if you have yellow brass handles for your sink there is a chance they can be high lead, and there’s even a chance that they can have lead that […]

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My Personal KitchenAid Mixer

KitchenAide Mixer Blade & Dough Hook: Between 600 – 800 ppm lead!!! This is MY KitchenAid – from my wedding to my ex-husband in 1994. I had tested the blue part before and it was negative and before testing the blades from my friends’ mixers it NEVER occurred to ME to test my own blades (doh!) – […]

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KitchenAid Dough Hook, c. 2015

Newer (2015) KitchenAid Dough Hook:  315 ppm lead — The level of lead that is considered unsafe for an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Items like this are not regulated for total lead content (as detectable with an XRF instrument.) I am NOT saying that this item will poison you, but I AM asking… […]

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