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What Is Food Grade Silica?

Release Timeļ¼šMar 25, 2018

We often see a word, called "food grade silicone", what kind of silicone is food grade silicone? Exactly, and there is not a mature industry standards and norms of national regulations to define what is food grade silicone, we can only get those with food grade silicone products are collectively referred to as the certification standard food grade silicone products. The main certification of the current industry is the FDA of the United States and the LFGB of the European Union.


FDA is one of the executive agencies set up by the United States government in the Department of health and human services (DHHS) and the Ministry of public health (PHS). As a scientific management institution, the duty of FDA is to ensure the safety of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, biological agents, medical devices and radiological products produced or imported in the United States. It is one of the first federal agencies to protect the consumer's main function. The organization is closely related to the lives of every American citizen. Internationally, FDA is recognized as one of the world's largest food and drug management agencies. Many other countries have sought and received the help of FDA to promote and monitor the security of their domestic products.


LFGB certification, also known as "food, tobacco products, cosmetics and other commodity management law", is the most important basic legal document of German food hygiene management. It is the criteria and core of other special food hygiene laws and regulations. The regulations make general and basic provisions for all aspects of German food. All foods on the German market and all food related commodities must conform to the basic provisions above. The daily necessities that are found to be in contact with food, conform to the thirtieth and thirty-one articles of the German food and daily products act, can be authorized by the LFGB inspection report issued by the authorized body, which is proved to be "products without chemical toxic substances" and can be sold in the German market.


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