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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?

In the summer of 2014 we switched to making the chamber and plunger out of polypropylene for the AeroPress Original. We have always used polypropylene when manufacturing the AeroPress Go. This means that all of the AeroPress Original and AeroPress Go

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?

The AeroPress Original and AeroPress Go accessories including the scoop, stirrer, funnel, filter holder, and filter cap have always been made of polypropylene, a very easily recyclable plastic that is designated by number 5.  Learn how to determine t