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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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Amco Houseworks Citrus Handheld Juicer Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

Amco Houseworks Enameled Aluminum Handheld Lemon Squeezer: 181 ppm Lead

This handheld citrus juicer from Amco Houseworks was positive for Lead (Pb) at 181 +/- 21 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. This is very typical of these handheld citrus juicers (from all brands). I have tested dozens of them and in my experience, they are always positive for lead [some in the range […]

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Newer (c. 2014) Orange Painted Michael Graves Hand Citrus Juicer: 429 ppm Lead

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 […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Stand Hand Juicer

Vintage countertop stand hand juicer. No mark or maker noted. The corroding deteriorating gray metal part that touches the orange while it is being juiced was positive for lead at 2,254 ppm.  The white enamel part was positive for lead at 168 ppm. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or […]

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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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