EP42HT-2FG has been independently tested and certified by a leading national laboratory to meet the stringent requirements of FDA CFR 175.300. It also was toxicologically evaluated to meet the NSF/ANSI 51.4.1 (2009) standard for food equipment materials.


Frequently Asked Questions

Which food grade specifications does EP42HT-2FG meet?

EP42HT-2FG complies with the FDA 175.105 and 175.300 standards. Master Bond has independently tested this epoxy with a leading laboratory to ensure that it meets the stringent FDA CFR 175.300 food grade testing requirements, as well as NSF/ANSI 51 (2009) Standard for Food Equipment Materials as defined in section 4.1. Master Bond can provide the toxicological review and test report upon request.

Is EP42HT-2FG rated for direct contact with food?

Although EP42HT-2FG is not rated or qualified for applications involving direct food contact, it is suitable for sustained use in indirect food contact type applications.

Can EP42HT-2FG be used to repair items and equipment in a home kitchen?

No. EP42HT-2FG is only intended for industrial bonding, sealing, coating and potting applications and is not suitable for home use. This epoxy requires heat curing (~150-200 F) for at least 3-5 hours, and we highly recommend the use of industrial ovens for the curing process.

Is EP42HT-2FG rated for contact with potable water?

No. EP42HT-2FG is not rated or qualified for use in potable water applications.

What types of chemicals can EP42HT-2FG resist?

EP42HT-2FG offers superior resistance to many solvents, bases/alkalis, boiling water/steam, fats and oils.

Although EP42HT-2FG has passed FDA and NSF/ANSI standards, how important is it for the end user to perform further testing on the final device?

It is the end user’s responsibility to consult with the appropriate agencies as well as their own legal and technical experts, in order to qualify the EP42HT-2FG in the context of their application, and obtain the necessary approvals for the final device.



Video Transcript

Satisfy your craving for a food grade epoxy with Master Bond EP42HT-2FG. This two component epoxy is specially formulated for food applications and can be used across a broad range of areas in the food industry. As an adhesive and sealant it is well suited for bonding metals, plastics, rubbers and other substrates common to the manufacture of food service equipment. As a coating, it can be used on storage tanks, bins, hoppers and many other types of containment vessels. The epoxy has superb electrical properties, low viscosity and outstanding flowability making it an excellent system for potting and encapsulation. Our food grade epoxy resists high temperature, heat, boiling water, radiation, chemicals, steam and frozen storage conditions. There's also excellent resistance to fats, oils, alkalis and many solvents. Thanks for joining us. For more information please contact us.