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Approved to: FDA 21 CFR No: 177 – 2600 & EU1935/2004 regulations and USP Class V1 Compliant

Item Code: SM14304

Translucent Silicone Food Quality – 60° shore

Approved to: FDA 21 CFR No: 177 – 2600 & EU1935/2004 regulations and USP Class V1 Compliant

FDA, CE, ROHS, Reach, TUV

SM14304 Translucent Silicone Food & Drink Grade 60° Shore is High Quality sheeting for demanding applications with excellent heat and flame resistance together with very good ageing and weathering characteristics and suitable for use with food and drink. Meets FDA 21 CFR No: 177 – 2600 – EU1935/2004 regulations and USP Class V1 Compliant.

N.B. Metroseal Sheeting can be supplied plain or with self adhesive backed tape (SAB). Rubber Strip to bespoke sizes are available along with customised sheets/gaskets. Please email your enquiry details to sales@metroseal.co.uk

  • Material Profile: See Below
  • Thickness: 0.5mm to 50mm
  • Sheet Size: 1.2m wide in 5 and 10m rolls
  • Finish: Smooth finish
  • Cutting: Standard press-tools

This Product is REACH, RoHS, PAH and CE Compliant

Other grades, colours and finishes are available – subject to minimum batch quantities

PROPERTIES

TEST METHOD

VALUES FPS UNITS

TEST METHOD

VALUES METRIC UNITS

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

DIN 53508

1.2±0.05

ASTM D297

1.2±0.05

HARDNESS

DIN 53505

60 ± 5 SH A

ASTM D2240

60 ± 5 SH A

TENSILE STRENGTH ( MIN )

DIN 53504

853 PSI

ASTM D412

100 KG/CM2

ELONGATION AT BREAK ( MIN )

DIN 53504

250%

ASTM D412

250%

COMPRESSION SET (70º C/24 HRS/25% SET) (MAX)

DIN ISO 815-1

40%

ASTM D395 METHOD B

40%

POLYMER CONTENT (%)

 

100

 

100

TEAR RESISTANCE ( ANGULAR ) MIN

DIN 53515

112 LBS/INCH

ASTM D624

20 KG/CM

CHANGE IN PROPERTIES

 

 

 

 

HEAT AGEING ( 72 HRS. AT 100 ºC )

 

 

ASTM D573

 

— HARDNESS (PTS)

 

+ 3 (MAX)

 

+ 3 (MAX)

— TENSILE STRENGTH (%)

 

±5

 

±5

— ELONGATION AT BREAK (%)

 

±5

 

±5

VOLUME SWELL : AT 70º C FOR 72 HRS/IN

 

 

ASTM D 471

 

IRM OIL NO.1

 

+ 5%

 

+ 5%

IRM OIL NO.2

 

+ 7%

 

+ 7%

IRM OIL NO.3

 

+ 25%

 

+ 25%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

 

 

 

— OZONE

 

EXCELLENT

ASTM D 1149

EXCELLENT

— DILUTE ACIDS AND BASES

 

EXCELLENT

 

EXCELLENT

— CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND BASES

 

EXCELLENT

 

EXCELLENT

— OILS

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— SOLVENTS

 

FAIR

 

FAIR

TEMPERATURE RANGE

 

-60 º TO + 225º C

 

-60 º TO + 225º C

COLOUR

TRANSLUCENT

 

(Test No. 1-i) Sensory verification of Odour/Smell

Test Specification(s)/Regulation(s): Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 & Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 5 on silicones to be used for food contact applications;

Test method adopted: DIN 10955:2004;

Simulant(s) used: Distilled Water;

Test Condition(s): 100°C or reflux for 4 hours.

Component No. Test Parameter Result (Grade) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
A Rating 1 Less than 2.5 Pass

Note:

(Intermediate grades are allowed)

0 = no perceptible difference in odour;

1 = just perceptible difference in odour (still difficult to define);

2 = slight difference in odour;

3 = marked difference in odour;

4 = strong difference in odour.

 

 

(Test No. 1-ii) Sensory verification of Taste

Test specification(s)/Regulation(s): Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 & Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 5 on silicones to be used for food contact applications;

Test method adopted: DIN 10955:2004;

Simulant(s) used: Distilled water

Test condition(s): 100°C or reflux for 4 hours.

Component No. Test Parameter Result (Grade) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
A Rating 0 Less than 2.5 Pass

Note:

(Intermediate grades are allowed)

0 = no perceptible difference in taste;

1 = just perceptible difference in taste (still difficult to define);

2 = slight difference in taste;

3= marked difference in taste;

4 = strong difference in taste.

 

(Test No. 2) Overall Migration

Test specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 5 on silicones to be used for food contact applications;

Test method(s) adopted: With reference to EN 1186-3:2002 (for 3% acetic acid) &EN 1186-14:2002 (for 95% ethanol and iso-octane);

Simulant(s) used: Refer below;

Test Condition(s): Refer below (Note: Tests conducted under repeat conditions).

S.No Simulant used Test condition(s) Component No. Result (mg/dm²) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. (mg/dm²) Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
1. 3% acetic acid 100°C or reflux for 4 hours A ND 10 Pass
2. 95% ethanol 60°C for 6 hours A ND 10

Pass

3. Iso-octane 60°C for 4 hours A ND 10 Pass
Overall Conclusion (Pass/Fail) Pass
Limited of Quantification: 2.0 mg/dm²
Note(1) “mg/dm²” denotes milligram per square decimetre; (2) “°C” denotes degree Celsius; (3) “%” denotes percent; (4) “ND” denotes Not Detected.

 

(Test No. 3) Specific migration of formaldehyde (CAS No. 50-00-0)

Test specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution RedAP (2004) 5 on silicones to be used for food contact applications;

Test method(s) adopted: With reference to EN 13130-1:2004 followed by analysis as per DD CEN/TS 13130-23:2005;

Simulant(s) used: Refer below;

Test condition(s): Refer below (Note: Tests conducted under repeat use conditions).

S.No Simulant used Test condition(s) Component No. Result (mg/dm²) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
1. 3% acetic acid 100°C or reflux for 4 hours A ND 15 mg/kg Pass
2. 95% ethanol 60°C for 6 hours A ND 15 mg/kg

Pass

3. Iso-octane 60°C for 4 hours A ND 15 mg/kg Pass
Overall Conclusion (Pass/Fail) Pass
Limited of Quantification: 10 mg/dm
Note(1) “mg/dm²” denotes milligram per square decimetre; (2) “°C” denotes degree Celsius; (3) “%” denotes percent; (4) “ND” denotes Not Detected.

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