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Recommended Small Appliances: New Vitamixes

Please read and share this post! Thank you. To share this post on Facebook, Click Here.- – HELLO! People keep asking me about appliances… – I have tested several versions of this newer model of Vitamix — and ALL of the accessible components (including the cord and knobs) were *lead-free* when tested with an XRF […]

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Oster Blender Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results for an Oster® Master Series Pre-Programmed Blender with Reversing Blade Technology – Black

Oster® Master Series Pre-Programmed Blender with Reversing Blade Technology – Black. Click here for an Amazon affiliate link* for a similar item from this company. This item consists of eight components made of distinct combinations of materials, some of which require multiple tests for thorough testing with an XRF instrument: Clear Glass Blender Jar Clear […]

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Oster Blender Milkshake Blade Lead Safe Mama 3

XRF Test Results For Oster Blender Milkshake Blade

Oster Blender Milkshake Blade This item consists of one “component” (it cannot be taken apart without destroying it) made of three distinct materials: The main silver colored metal of the blades (stainless). The silver colored metal of the top nut holding the blade assembly together. The copper colored metal at the base. Click here for […]

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Hamilton Beach Stack And Press Food Chopper Lead Safe Mama 4

Hamilton Beach Stack & Press Food Chopper with Glass Bowl

Hamilton Beach Stack & Press Food Chopper with Glass Bowl This item consists of five components made of several distinct materials (glass, plastic, metal and rubberized plastic – in the cord). Four of the components are what I would consider “complex” items [made of multiple different materials.]: Clear Borosilicate Glass Vessel (Plastic, Glass and Metal) […]

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Oster 5 Cup Glass Square Top Blender Jar Lead Safe Mama

Oster 5-Cup Glass Blender Jar And Lid

Oster 5-Cup Glass Blender Jar And Lid Click here for an Amazon affiliate link* for this exact item. This item consists of three components made of three distinct materials: Clear Borosilicate Glass Jar White Plastic Main Part of Lid Clear Plastic Center Part of Lid To learn more about XRF testing, click here. As I […]

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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 […]

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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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2006 KitchenAid Mixer Burnished Metal Paddle Attachment Lead Safe Mama 2006

KitchenAid Brand Paddle Attachment for Upright Counter-Top Stand Mixer, purchased new c. 2006: 644 ppm Lead

  When tested with an XRF instrument this KitchenAid stand mixer paddle attachment  (purchased new, circa 2006) was positive for 644 ppm Lead. It is important to note that this is NOT the new (2018) stainless steel paddle, this is the “burnished” finish version of the paddle. I have not yet tested the new stainless […]

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KitchenAid Whisk Attachment

KitchenAid whisk attachment: The top “nut” on this whisk attachment tested positive for lead at 274 parts per million (ppm.) — 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. I am NOT saying that this item […]

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