KitchenAid Lawsuit Investigation: Lead in Stand Mixer Attachments?

Last Updated on January 24, 2023

Important Information

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The information here is for reference only. A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here.

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Case Update

January 19, 2023 - Investigation Closed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who purchased a KitchenAid stand mixer.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over concerns the cast aluminum attachments that come with KitchenAid’s stand mixers are contaminated with lead.
How Is Lead Dangerous?
Children who are exposed to lead can suffer damage to the brain and nervous system, while adults exposed to the heavy metal may be at a greater risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. In pregnant women, lead exposure has been linked to miscarriage, premature birth and health problems in newborns.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
If filed and successful, a class action lawsuit could help consumers who bought these mixers get back some of the purchase price. It could also force the manufacturer to change the way the attachments are made, recall the products or include warnings about any potential contamination.