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Yellow Painted Hand Juicer / Citrus Press: 658 ppm Lead (No mark or maker).

When tested with an XRF instrument this yellow hand juicer  / citrus juicer / lemon squeezer  had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 658 +/- 45 ppm Barium (Ba): 7,731 +/- 336 ppm Tin (Sn): 213 +/- 25 ppm Gold (Au): 259 +/- 101 ppm Zinc (Zn): 4,401 +/- 212 ppm Copper (Cu): 2,544 +/- 161 […]

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Patron Tequila Mahli Citrus Juicer Lead Safe Mama 1

Bare Metal Patron Tequila Hand Juicer / Citrus Press: 853 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Patron Tequila hand juicer  / citrus juicer / lemon squeezer (or I guess it would be a lime squeezer? because… tequila!?) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 853 +/- 46 ppm Chromium (Cr): 454 +/- 117 ppm Tin (Sn): 213 +/- 21 ppm Zinc (Zn): 8,896 +/- 299 […]

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White Painted Pampered Chef Hand Juicer / Citrus Press (c. 2007): 552 ppm Lead

Pampered Chef hand juicer  / citrus juicer (c. 2007) with chipping peeling paint: positive for lead at 552 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. This piece was negative for Arsenic. Most juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of Lead. Click HERE to see a few more examples. […]

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Made in Mexico Hand Citrus Juicer: 415 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm Lead is unsafe in items intended for kids.)

When tested with an XRF instrument this “Made in Mexico” hand held citrus press/  juicer tested positive for Lead at 415 ppm. Consolation prize: it was negative (ND) for Arsenic! 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 […]

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