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Is this rust in water boiler?

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Is this rust in water boiler?

I don't use my sunbeam glass water boiler I got from amazon a while back. Wife noticed she could not wipe off this brown ring in the base of the pot which I think should be stainless steel.
Can anyone confirm if they got the same and how to remove. Wife is pretty freaked out about drinking rust water.
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if you have hard water could be calcium.

try vinegar
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Not rust. It's minerals coming out of solution.
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You can check for rust in your water by pouring some into a clear glass and wait a few hours for it to settle.

Iron in the water suggests hard water and can be considered healthier water.
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tony311 wrote: if you have hard water could be calcium.

try vinegar
Just like new now after soaking in vinegar overnight.
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