NSF International is an independent organisation with the objective of developing public standards and certification programs. Those shall support the protection of food, water, consumer products and the environment worldwide.
This general alignment leads to different services for a broad range of industries covered by NSF. One area of NSF's work, which is relevant for us as a producer of esters, is formed by the certification of Non-food Compounds. Non-food Compounds are used during the production of food and beverage but are no foodstuffs themselves. As the products are not manufactured according to the strict regulations of the food industry but food contact is possible during their usage, NSF created a certification program for those components.
As the area of Non-food Compounds is also very extensive, categories for the different types of products were defined. For us the category HX-1 from the lubricant sector is relevant. This category includes all products which can be used as ingrendients in H1 lubricants (general incidental food contact possible).
We are pleased to tell you that our product portfolio does also include esters which are certified according to the standards of NSF category HX-1:
LIGALUB 18 TMP A HX
LIGALUB L 103 D HX