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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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#LeadedAppliance: Baby Food Blender

Baby food blender – center nut (touches food!) 47,700 ppm lead! Sorry, brand/maker is not known. Several brands of babyfood blenders have historically had leaded center nuts. Purchase items like this only from trusted brands/ manufacturers. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.

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#LeadedKitchen: Butterfly Pressure Cookers

Inside nut on Butterfly brand pressure cooker: 120,500 ppm lead. This particular pressure cooker was the potential and likely source of poisoning of a young boy who had a chronic low-level lead exposure that went undetected for more than a year.  He ate rice from this pressure cooker daily. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting […]

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#LeadedAppliances: c. 2010 Cuisinart Blender

Cuisinart Blender Circa 2010. Purchased at Costco. Center nut on top of blade tested positive with 7,941 parts per million (ppm) lead. It is the yellowish leaded brass circle in the center of the blade. No mercury, no cadmium. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, […]

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