FAQ | Product & Materials
Which gaskets can I use for FDA applications?
There are quite a few classes of materials that are safe for use in Food applications, and thereby FDA compliance.
- Phelps Style 7205 is FDA grade Nitrile (white color), which complies with FDA regulation 21CFR177.1550. (ingredient and extract requirements). This material is safe for direct use/contact with meat and poultry applications.
- Phelps Style 1400 is a PTFE tape that is great for Food Processing & Pharma (this material is neither contaminating nor toxic, and complies with FDA 21 CFR 177.1550
- Phelps Style 2031 is FDA Food grade PTFE Compression Packing, thoroughly lubricated with a premium grade edible oil. This construction creates a multi-purpose packing for use in the food and drink industry, and parmaceutical industry.