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Approved to: US FDA21 CFR177,2600 & EU1935/2004 and USP Class 1 V1 Compliant

Item Code: SM136

Off-White Food Quality NR / SBR 60° shore

Approved to: US FDA21 CFR177,2600 & EU1935/2004 and USP Class 1 V1 Compliant

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SM136 Off-White Food Quality NR / SBR 60° shore is a High Quality off-white, Food Quality rubber sheeting with a hardness of 60° shore A, suitable for medium temperature applications, conforming to US FDA21 CFR177,2600 & EU1935/2004 and USP Class 1 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: 1.4m wide in 5, 10 and 20m rolls
  • Finish: Smooth finish,
  • Cutting: Standard press-tools

The component parts used and maximum levels in compound mixtures are in accordance with FDA [Food & Drug Administration – Department of Health and Human Services] part 177 – indirect food additives section 177.2600 – rubber articles for repeated use.

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

TEST METHOD

VALUES

FPS UNITS

METRIC UNITS

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

DIN

53508

1.5 ± 0.05

ASTM D297

1.5 ± 0.05

HARDNESS

DIN

53505

60 ± 5 SH A

ASTM D2240

60 ± 5 SH A

TENSILE STRENGTH (MIN)

DIN

53504

1140 PSI

ASTM D412

60 KG/CM2

ELONGATION AT BREAK (MIN)

DIN

53504

200%

ASTM D412

200%

COMPRESSION SET (70ºC/24

HRS/25% COMPRESSION) (MAX)

DIN ISO

815-1

40%

ASTM D395

METHOD B

40%

POLYMER CONTENT

 

NA

 

NA

TEAR RESISTANCE (ANGULAR) MIN

DIN

53515

112 LBS/INCH

ASTM D624

20 KG/CM

CHANGE IN PROPERTIES AFTER

 

 

 

 

HEAT AGEING FOR (72 HRS. AT 70

ºC)

 

 

ASTM D573

 

— HARDNESS (PTS)

 

+ 5 (MAX)

 

+ 5 (MAX)

— TENSILE STRENGTH (%)

 

+ 10 / 15

 

+ 10 / 15

— ELONGATION AT BREAK (%)

 

+ 10 / 15

 

+ 10 / 15

VOLUME SWELL: AT 70ºC FOR 72

HRS

 

 

ASTM D 471

 

IN IRMOIL NO.1

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

IN IRMOIL NO.2

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

IN IRMOIL NO.3

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

 

 

 

— OZONE

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

ASTM D 1149

NOT RECOMMENDED

— DILUTE ACIDS AND BASES

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND

BASES

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— OILS

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— SOLVENTS

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

TEMPERATURE RANGE

 

-30 º TO + 70ºC

 

-30 º TO + 70ºC

COLOUR

 

OFF-WHITE

 

OFF-WHITE

 

Test Results:- Migration Data
(Test No. 1-i) Sensory verification of Odour/Smell (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) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuffs; Test method adopted: DIN 10955:2004; Simulant(s) used: Distilled water; Test condition(s): 100 0C or reflux for 4 hours.
Component No. Test Parameter Result (Grade) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail) (Refer Remark 3 on Page No. 2)
A Rating 0 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) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuffs; Test method adopted: DIN 10955:2004; Simulant(s) used: Distilled water; Test condition(s): 100 0C or reflux for 4 hours.
Component No. Test Parameters Result (Grade) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail) (Refer Remark 3 on Page No. 2)
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) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuffs; 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); Simulants 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/kg)
1 3 % acetic acid 100 °C or reflux for 4 hours A ND
2 95 % ethanol 60 °C for 6 hours A ND
3 Iso-octane 60 °C for 4 hours A ND
Overall Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
Limit of Quantification: 12.0 mg/kg
Note (1) “MG/kg” denotes milligram per kilogram: (2) °C denotes degrees Celcius; (3) “%” denotes per cent; (4) “ND” denotes Not Detected
(Test No. 3) Specific migration of primary aromatic amines
Test Specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuffs; Test method(s) adopted: With reference to EN 13130-1:2004 followed by analysis using UV Visible Spectrophotometer; Simulant(s) used: 3 % acetic acid; Test condition(s): 100 °C or reflux for 4 hours (under repeat-use conditions); Equipment(s) used: UV Visible Spectrophotometer.
Component No. Result (mg/kg) Limit of Quantification (mg/KG) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
A ND 0.01 Sum of primary aromatic amines shall be less than 0.01 mg/kg Pass
Note: (1) “MG/kg” denotes milligram per kilogram: (2) °C denotes degrees Celcius; (3) “%” denotes per cent; (4) “ND” denotes Not Detected; (5) “UV” denotes Ultra-Violet
(Test No. 4-i) Specific migration of phthalates
Test Specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuff; Test method(s) adopted: With reference to EN 13130-1:2004 followed by analysis using GC MS; Simulant(s) used: 95 % ethanol; Test condition(s): 60 °C for 6 hours (under repeat-use conditions); Equipment(s) used: GC MS (Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer).
S.No Parameter CAS No. Result (mg/kg) – Component No. A Limit of Quantification (mg/KG) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
1 Benzylbutyl phthalate (BBP) 85-68-7 ND 0.3 Not to exceed 6 mg/kg Pass
2 Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) 117-81-7 ND 0.3 Not to exceed 3 mg/kg Pass
3 Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 84-74-2 ND 0.3 Not to exceed 3 mg/kg Pass
4 Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) 84-61-7 ND 0.3 Not to exceed 6 mg/kg Pass
5 Diethyl phthalate (DEP) 84-66-2 ND 0.3 Not to exceed 12 mg/kg Pass
Overall Conclusion (Pass/Fail) Pass
Note (1) “mg/kg” denotes milligram per kilogram: (2)”ND” denotes Not Detected; (3) °C denotes degrees Celcius; (4) “%” denotes per cent.
(Test No. 5) Migration of N-Nitrosamines & N-Nitrosatable substances
Test Specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuff; Test method adopted: Based on BS EN 12868:1999; Equipment(s) used: Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer (GC MS).
Test parameter Component No. Test Result (mg/kg) Limit of Quantification (mg/kg) Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
Migration of N-Nitrosamines A ND 0.01 Shall be less than 0.01 mg/kg Pass
Migration of N-Nitrosatable substances A ND 0.1 Shall be less than 0.1 mg/kg Pass
Note: (1) “ND” denotes NOT Detected; (2) mg/kg denotes Milligram per Kilogram
(Test No. 6) Specific migration of butadiene (1,3-butadiene) (CAS No. 106-99-0) Test Specification(s)/Regulation(s): Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2004) 4 on rubber products intended to come into contact with foodstuff; Test method(s) adopted: With reference to EN 13130-1:2004 followed by analysis as per DD CEN/TS 13130- 15:2005; Simulants used: 3 % acetic acid; Test condition(s): 100 °C or reflux for 4 hours (under repeat-use conditions); Equipment(s) used: Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer (GC MS);
Component No. Result (mg/kg) Method detection Limit Compliance Requirement/Limit Max. Conclusion (Pass/Fail)
A ND 0.2 mg/kg Shall be less than 0.02mg/kg Pass
Note: (1) “mg/kg” denotes milligram per kilogram: (2) °C denotes Degress Celcius; (3) “%” denotes per cent; (4) Denotes Not Detected
END OF TEST REPORT

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