Food-grade lubricant manufacturers looking to distinguish their products in the marketplace may wish to consider adding ISO 21469 certification to their NSF H1 credential.
H1 registration with standards-setting body NSF International demonstrates that a lubricant is suitable for use in applications where incidental contact with food may occur. Companies submit the list of components for a registered product, and NSF verifies that the formulation fits criteria originally set out by the United States Food and Drug Administration. For example, H1 lubricants cannot contain substances that would pose a risk to human health, should food contamination occur.
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