NSF O-Rings Description:
Being certified by an independent third party to the NSF-61 standard ensures our products meet the rigorous requirements of the NSF 61 standard.
When dealing with food and water it is important that the material coming into contact with your food or water is not contaminated. The NSF Water Distribution Systems Program is responsible for the certification of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components to ensure that these products do not contain contaminants that could cause adverse health effects from drinking water.
NSF Standard 61 Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects is the nationally recognized standard for all devices include o-rings, gaskets and other seals which contact drinking water. The compounds that are used to meet this requirement include: NSF Buna-N also known as Nitrile and peroxide cured EPDM. It is important to consider the details of your application to select which material is right for your situation. The staff at American Seal & Packing can tell you which material is best for you based on the temperature, media, application, and pressure you are dealing with.