Kitchenaid mixer bowl MOLD!

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Marlene, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. Marlene

    Marlene New Member

    Nov 17, 2019
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    I just noticed that my favorite mixer bowl has mold between the plastic threading on the bottom and the glass bowl! Anyone know how to get it out?

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    Marlene, Nov 17, 2019
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  2. Marlene

    Norcalbaker59 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2017
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    Northern California
    I would contact KitchenAid. First of all mold is a health risk. Two, you don’t know if bleach will crack/damage the plastic and/or etch the glass. So you need to find out the best way to kill the mold. Third, if there’s mold on the bowl, there’s mold on the base; so you need to find out what is safe to kill mold spores on the machine base. Lastly, you need to find out why this happened.

    My guess is you placed the bowl on the base with the bottom wet. In food service, equipment has to be washed in 180°F (82°C) water or higher and heat dry in the dishwasher dry cycle or air dried. You cannot towel dry anything because towels can harbor bacteria.
    Norcalbaker59, Nov 17, 2019
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