Finding Your Way Around the Food-grade Lubricants Maze

Profilet, Rob
November 2007
Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Nov2007, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p48
Academic Journal
The article discusses the National Science Foundation's (NSF) lubricant categories. It explains that the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved incidental food contact lubricants in the meat and poultry facilities, also with the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to NSF, there are three main categories of lubricants used in the food industry including H1 lubricants, which is said to have incidental food contact when used on food processing equipment as a protective antitrust film, H2 lubricants which are lubricants with no possibility of contacting food and H3, which are soluble oils that may be applied to prevent rust.


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