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Unread 07-23-2012, 12:16 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by sincitydisciple01 View Post
Is the silicone RTV safe to use around food???
Honestly I'm not sure. It never touches the food and is completely dry.

EDITED TO ADD: I did a search on "RTV food safe" and found a post on another BBQ site asking is Permatex RTV is food safe. The OP sent a message to the Mfr and received this reply from Permatex:

Permatex has a High Temp. RED RTV Silicone Gasket Maker and is safe to
use around food products .It is certified
NSF/ANSI STANDARD 51 Food Equipment Materials ...( indirectly around
food )Temp. max. is 600 F continuous and 650 F intermittently ... The
Ultra Copper is not NSF

Hope this helps.
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Last edited by Teamfour; 07-23-2012 at 12:22 PM.. Reason: Additional Info
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