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Offline twb

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food grade mineral oil
« on: August 23, 2007, 09:16:25 PM »
We are looking to purchase food grade mineral oil.  We have found mineral oil sold as a laxitive, so does that mean it is food grade or must it state food grade on its label?    Thanks in advance.
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Re: food grade mineral oil
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2007, 10:32:09 PM »
Not sure but if I had to guess, Then I would use the laxitive stuff.

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Re: food grade mineral oil
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2007, 01:34:36 AM »
Well you have ingest the laxative so I would think it must then be food grade.  :-P
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Re: food grade mineral oil
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2007, 08:08:37 AM »
The Laxitive is is actually a grade ABOVE food grade.  It's USP.  It exceeds the requirements for food grade.
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Re: food grade mineral oil
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2007, 12:46:32 PM »
and it works (so i hear).  are your bees having digestive issues?  :evil:
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Re: food grade mineral oil
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2007, 02:48:51 PM »
Oh lord, please don't tell me that I have to treat for constipation now, too.

 

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