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For questions about the materials we use to make AeroPress products

What material do you use for the seal?

The AeroPress seal is made of silicone. Silicones are rubber like materials that are primarily made of silicon and oxygen. They are frequently used in the manufacture of kitchen implements including those used for baking because of their non-toxicity

What material are AeroPress coffee makers made out of?

The AeroPress Original coffee maker chamber and plunger are made out of polypropylene (except for the silicone seal on the plunger). The stirrer, scoop, and filter cap are also made with polypropylene. The AeroPress Go travel coffee maker chamber and

Do AeroPress coffee makers contain BPA or phthalates?

No. AeroPress coffee makers have always been free of phthalates and have been free of BPA since August of 2009.

Are AeroPress coffee maker parts recyclable?

Most AeroPress Original, AeroPress Go and AeroPress XL coffee maker parts are made of #7 polypropylene plastic, which is recyclable. AeroPress paper micro-filters are both recyclable and compostable. The AeroPress plunger seal and the lid of the Aero