*The Sodamod-C adapter is machined from "lead free"
brass (as defined by Federal law and the state of California,
who has established a safe limit for drinking faucet applications).
The "lead free" brass is a much
more expensive material than standard brass.
It is also a much harder material making it more difficult to
This adds considerable
But we find these added costs a
worthwhile investment because of the added safety factor that this material
Water and moisture often enter
the Cuisinart unit and then drip back into the drinking water.
The Sodamod-C acts as a buffer between the
tanks valve and your drinking water.
That is the reason why we use "lead free" brass that is
suitable for drinking faucets in the manufacturing of our product.