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What kind of stainless steel is safe?


Definition: 1: What is food grade stainless steel? Food grade stainless steel refers to the stainless steel material that meets the "National Standard of the People's Republic of China / Sanitary Standard for Stainless Steel Food Containers" GB 9684, and its lead chromium content is much lower than that of ordinary stainless steel.

2: What is GB9684?

GB9684 refers to the national standard No. 9864 implemented by the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China on December 21, 2011. The following requirements are imposed on steel: the main part of the food container and the food production and management tools and equipment should be austenitic stainless steel. Austenitic, ferritic stainless steel, ferritic stainless steel and other stainless steel materials comply with relevant national standards; the main part of tableware and food production machinery and equipment such as drilling tools can also be made of martensitic stainless steel.

3: How is the latest standard defined?

GB 4806.9-2016 "National Standards for Food Safety for Food Contact Metal Materials and Products", issued by the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China on October 19, 2016, with a transition period of 6 months, April 19, 2017 Formally began to implement and replace GB9684-2011, the new standard of migration indicators.

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