What is Food Grade Silicone?

Food grade silicone is made of silicic acid polycondensation of inorganic polymer colloidal materials, non-toxic, tasteless, stable chemical properties, in addition to caustic soda and hydrofluoric acid, under normal conditions, food grade silicone will not take any reaction with acid and alkali salt. At the same time. Food-grade silicone can withstand high and low temperatures and can be used in microwave ovens without toxic side effects on the human body. Food-related silicone products have strong stability properties, moreover, they are prone to meet the requirements of health, safety, and environmental protection. Just like o-ring, seals, baby feeding products are made of food-grade silicone.

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What is Medical Grade Silicone?

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The so-called medical grade silicone products is using high purity raw materials produced by two-component backing material, and unlike ordinary silicone lies in their different catalytic agent, Medical level is a two-component must adopt platinum catalyst with high purity and a high degree of detail silica curing. The material of medical grade silicone has a very powerful feature, which can be better in all aspects of performance.
Medical grade silicone is approved by the medical-related certifications and biocompatibility of the reports. It can be used for medicine, and a series of purposes, including contact with human blood. Its security level is higher than the level of food-grade silicone. Now medical devices applied to the soft medical grade silicone are numerous, such as medical grade silicone needles, medical grade silicone hose, and a variety of other auxiliary parts for medical devices.

What are the Differences Between Food Grade Silicone and Medical Grade Silicone?

At NEWTOP, we can offer food-grade silicone and medical-grade silicone as per your requirements. Contact us if you have any custom molded projects.


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