#AskTamara: Does your Instant Pot have lead? More important: When you unpacked your Instant Pot, did you read each and every warning label and wonder why it was there? The short answer to the first question is (unfortunately): “Yes! The 2018 Instant Pot has at least two components that test positive for lead when tested […]
I was thrilled to get a wonderfully responsible and friendly letter from the people at Instant Pot. Not only were they friendly and open in their communications, they also were interested in my XRF testing findings and are taking a proactive approach towards improving their product, even though they are not required to do this, […]
We tested the Instant Pot today in a Facebook Live video! (Tested it for lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic – etc., – using an XRF Analyzer) Watch the video to see the testing results. Click the Facebook button on the video to share it from Facebook. Click the image below to check out Instant Pots on […]
Steam vent on Butterfly stainless pressure cooker: in center = 12,000 ppm lead, on side 6,412 ppm lead. Made in India Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.
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 […]
Originally Posted, June 2014. Question From Stacy (Via Facebook.) Updated: July 2018 QUESTIONS: Dear Tamara, Hello! I love your work and appreciate all the wonderful things you share with us. I was hoping you could help me with 2 things…I would love to get a slow cooker for our family. Do you have any recommendations […]