[Homeroast] Aeropress and BPA

cherry carter theravensroost at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 06:44:12 CST 2010


Even though the BPA has been removed, plastic can still contain chemicals we
wouldn't want in our coffee or -- anything else. That's why I switched to
the glass vacuum pot many years ago. Does anyone know of a portable
stainless steel "hot pot" that has no plastic exposed to the water?

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 2:36 PM, <decrisce.md at gmail.com> wrote:

> Me too. That clarifies things. I have circles and a blue ish plastic and
> have had mine for prob a year and a half. Probably, I will get a new one.
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> From: Yakster <yakster at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:10:42
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Aeropress and BPA
>
> I believe that the design changed from ovals to circles before the plastics
> material was changed.  I've heard the older plastic materials described as
> having a blueish tint, both of my APs have circles and a bluish tint, and
> the new co-polymer plastics are designed as clear.
>
> I got my first AP with the round circles and bluish tint in 2008 (and am
> still using them)
>
> -Chris
>
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 8:45 AM, JP <erenfro at verizon.net> wrote:
>
> > I have an Aeropress that was most definitely purchased prior to August 1,
> > 2009 that is cloudy plastic with circles instead of the ovals.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 2/1/2010 2:15 PM, Sweet Maria's Coffee wrote:
> >
> >> HI all - I guess the topic has come up here so I thought I would report
> >> about my inquiry to Aerobie on BPA.
> >>
> >> Since August 1, 2009, the Aeropress has been BPA free - they switched to
> a
> >> new material that is clearer and contains no BPA.  There is more
> information
> >> on this page from the Aerobie website -
> >>
> http://www.aerobie.com/Products/Details/AeroPressMaterialsDescription.htmAllof the Aeropresses we have are current stock - so we have not older
> >> stock presses.  So all of the presses we are selling are BPA free.
> >>
> >> I was told that the older Aeropresses did contain BPA. They were tested
> >> and the coffee made in it had no trace of BPA,  but Aerobie decided to
> err
> >> on the side of caution and change the material. The older presses have a
> >> sort of milky appearance, clear but cloudy plastic. The new presses are
> >> crystal clear plastic. Also, the appearance of the indicators printed on
> the
> >> press are different; in the older model (the one Tom still uses at home)
> the
> >> indicators are long ovals. On the new presses they are circles.  So the
> >> models are pretty easy to tell apart. The photos on our site are the
> older
> >> model http://www.sweetmarias.com/prod.aeropress.php  I will try to take
> a
> >> photo of the new one so you compare the two.
> >>
> >> If you have concerns, you can buy new parts from Aerobie or just buy a
> new
> >> one, though according to the tests they conducted, no BPA was
> transferred
> >> from the plastic to the coffee.  For whatever that is worth.
> >>
> >> Best- Maria
> >>
> >
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