Archive | Blades

2018 Oster Blender Blade Components Lead Safe Mama 1

#XRFTesting: Oster Blender Base Parts

XRF Test Results For An Oster Blender’s Base Parts Amazon affiliate link for this item.* Jar Gasket (gray rubber): Barium (Ba): 239 +/- 140 ppm Zinc (Zn): 9,961 +/- 155 ppm Iron (Fe): 1,692 +/- 74 ppm Titanium (Ti): 10,700 +/- 500 ppm Jar Ring (black plastic): ND (non-detect) for all metals detectible with the […]

Continue Reading 4

KitchenAid Mixer Attachments, c. 2014: as high as 2,434 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe in items intended for use by kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument almost all of the KitchenAid brand mixer attachments (of the many that I have tested to date) have been positive for Lead*. This is true of the ones with the white coating and of the ones with the shiny or dull gray finish. This also includes the top-knobs on the […]

Continue Reading 21