The main differences between FDA approved, food-grade, and NSF-certified are as follows: FDA approved: Primarily applies to drugs, medical devices, and certain food additives; indicates that the FDA has approved the product for a specific intended use. Food-grade: Refers to materials and substances safe for direct contact with food; ensures they meet regulatory standards for food safety and prevent contamination. NSF-certified: A certification provided by NSF International, typically related to equipment and materials used in the food industry; indicates that the product meets specific safety, quality, and performance standards set by NSF.
Slide uses the following HS Codes.
- HS Code 3403.19.1000 is used for slide lubricating products (mold releases, rust preventives and ejector pin grease.)
- HS Code 3402.90.5030 is used for slide cleaning products (mold cleaners and purging compounds.)
Compressed gas, is in slide aerosols. So, when they ship, they have a HAZMAT designation. However, we know-how to ship without extra hazmat fees via UPS and FedEx ground.