News from VBASE Oil Company

Tetramer spinoff, VBASE Oil Company, announced last week that all VBASE base oils are now registered NSF HX-1 for use in food-grade lubricant formulations (H1), and that the company is committed to ensuring that all of its high performance, sustainable base oils are suitable for use in food-grade lubricants.

“Being NSF registered base oils, these food compatible base stocks comply with requirements under HX-1 designations of NSF and the USDA for incidental food contact. They can be formulated into food grade lubricants for use in food producing, food packaging and drink filling equipment,” said Azelis Americas, Industry Manager – Lubricants, Doug Hiple.

VBASE base oils are a new class of high-performance synthetic ester base oils that are biobased, biodegradable, non-toxic, and non-bioaccumulating. Available in ISO viscosity grades 32-100, VBASE® base oils provide compatibility with all major base oils and seals, easy formulation, and excellent solvency.

VBASE Oil Company President and CEO, Jeff DiMaio said, “VBASE Oil Company believes that all oils produced should be safe for people and the planet. With our entire line of base oils registered HX-1, we are proud to demonstrate our continued commitment to providing safe, sustainable components for lubricants.”

Visit the VBASE Oil Company site for details and be sure to follow VBASE on LinkedIn for more news!

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