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#Leaded: Newer Orange Painted Michael Graves Hand Juicer

New! (tested in July of 2014) orange painted “Michael Graves” metal hand juicer. Positive for lead at 429 ppm. Most of the juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of a modern item manufactured […]

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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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#Leaded: White Painted Pampered Chef Hand Juicer

Pampered Chef hand juicer (c. 2007) which has chipping peeling paint tested positive for lead at 552 ppm. It was negative for arsenic. Most of the juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of […]

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#Leaded: Orange Coated Metal Hand Juicer

This “newish” hand juicer (tested in 2014) which has chipping peeling paint (including around the holes where the juice comes out!) tested positive for lead at 2,104 ppm. [Two thousand one hundred and four parts per million!!!!] Most of the juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of lead. […]

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#Leaded: Made in Mexico Hand Juicer

This “Made in Mexico” hand juicer tested positive for lead at 415 ppm. Consolation prize: it was negative (ND) for arsenic! 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. Dishware is not […]

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