Posted 24 May 2016 - 07:57 PM
Agree with the previous comments especially Kamandru.
The answer is it depends and you determine yes or no by risk assessment based on what the lubricant is used for and where it is used and the opportunity for direct or indirect contact with the packaging. For example if the lubricant is used on gears inside the machine then likelihood is very low, so no food grade, but if the lubricant is used on the conveyor then maybe yes.
List all your production lubricants and chemicals on an excel and add columns as above and thrash it out.
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