What exactly is it?
LFGB Silicone is a premium grade of silicone that has passed LFGB testing standards.
There are two testing standards for Silicone that can be sold that are considered food grade.
LFGB is standard mainly for Europe, while FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is the base level standard in the USA and Australia. Most countries have their own FDA standard, but the USA FDA is the most internationally applied.
Silicone products that pass either one of these tests are deemed safe for human use. In terms of pricing, products in LFGB standard will be more expensive than FDA standard, so FDA is more widely used.
The difference between LFGB and FDA lies in the different methods of testing, with LFGB testing regulations the toughest of all standards where the silicone material must pass more intensive testing compared to FDA silicone testing.
Even though both FDA & LFGB approved silicone are considered food safe, silicone that has passed LFGB testing is a higher quality silicone.
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