ROTOTANK™ FOOD GRADE MATERIALS
What Is Food Grade Plastic? “Food grade plastic” is best defined to be food safe plastic. The term refers to any plastic suitable for contact with consumable food or beverage products. As some acidic foods or liquids may give off chemicals from their biological make up when stored. It is important that these food groups be stored in the correct containers.
WHAT TYPE OF PLASTIC IS SAFE FOR FOOD?
Many of the food grade plastic containers fall into the high-density polyethylene — or HDPE — category. It has excellent chemical resistant properties making it suitable for a wide range of foods and other products.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FOOD GRADE PLASTIC AND REGULAR PLASTIC?
Food grade plastic is a plastic material deemed safe for use with foods. Plastic must meet strict requirements to be considered food safe and is regulated by higher standards than plastic used for other purposes.
IS ALL HDPE PLASTIC FOOD GRADE?
HDPE is the most common household plastic. … Virgin HDPE is a safe plastic for food contact. The FDA has sanctioned recycled HDPE for food contact on a case-by-case basis for over 20 years. HDPE resin produces plastic that is corrosion-resistant and absorbs little moisture, making it well-suited for storing beverages.
WHAT IS MEANT BY FOOD GRADE MATERIAL?
“Food grade material” means material made of substances which are safe and suitable for their intended use, which shall not change in the composition of the food and transfer harmful or toxic substances into the food it is holding.
WHAT IS FOOD GRADE LUBRICANT USED FOR?
Food-grade or food-safe lubricant is the name given to any industrial lubricant that is considered safe and that may be consumed by humans or animals, cooking oils.
WHY USE A ROTOTANK FOOD GRADE BIN?
During the Manufacture and design process, RotoTank™ has taken every precaution to ensure your Open top bin is of the highest quality and not only meets but surpasses the Standards laid out by the various local and international standards. Each tank can be traced back to the time and date of manufacture as well as the person responsible and machine used. Each tank is marked clearly with a Serial number for tracking purposes.