|• Product name: PVC Free Foam board||• Brand name: Shidai / Custom|
|• Model number: PWF001||• Material: PVC|
|• Thickness: 2-18mm||• Density: 0.32g/cm3|
|• Processing Service: Cutting, Moulding||• Size: 1220x2440mm|
|• Color: White||• Application: advertising, sign, furniture, crafts|
|• Packing & delivery: PE film+Paper tube+Carton|
Is PVC foam board food safe?
No, PVC foam board is not considered food safe. PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) foam boards are typically made using a combination of PVC resin, additives, and a foaming agent. These boards are commonly used in applications such as signage, displays, construction, and other non-food-related industries.
PVC foam boards are not intended for direct contact with food or beverages. PVC is known to release potentially harmful chemicals, particularly when exposed to heat or acidic conditions, which can pose a risk to food safety. These chemicals include phthalates, lead, and other toxic substances that can migrate from the PVC foam board into food or beverages, potentially causing health concerns.
When it comes to food-related applications, it is important to use materials that are specifically designated as food safe. There are other plastic materials, such as food-grade polypropylene or high-density polyethylene (HDPE), which are more suitable for direct contact with food and beverages. These materials are specifically formulated and tested to meet stringent safety standards and regulations related to food contact.
Therefore, if you require a material for food-related applications, it is recommended to use materials explicitly labeled or certified as food-safe, rather than PVC foam board.