Newish! (tested in July of 2014) orange painted “Michael Graves” metal hand juicer. Positive for Lead at 429 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument.
Most of the juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of lead. Click HERE to see a few more examples.
For context: the amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of a modern item manufactured and intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher (and anything 100 ppm lead or higher in the substrate.) Dishware (including things like juicers) is not generally regulated for total lead content as detectable with an XRF instrument.
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