Silicone kitchen utensils toxic?

- Mar 16, 2018-

Now many families use silicone kitchen utensils, silicone kitchen utensils, such as silicone spatula, silicone colander, silicone spoon, silicone rice shovel; there are silicone steamer, silicone cutting board and so on. Is this kitchen product made from silica gel toxic? In particular, the spatula and cooking will be exposed to the oil temperature. Will high-temperature precipitation of harmful substances?

Silicone kitchen utensils toxic? Silica gel itself is a non-toxic and odorless substance. Silicone rubber is a highly active adsorbent material, which is an amorphous material and its chemical formula is mSiO2·nH2O. It is insoluble in water and any solvent, non-toxic and odorless, chemically stable, and does not react with any substance except strong alkali and hydrofluoric acid. Silica gel has the characteristics of high adsorption performance, good thermal stability, chemical stability, and high mechanical strength. Our daily use of glass, ceramics, porcelain supplies, their main ingredients and silicone are the same. The reason why baby's pacifier is made of silica gel is that it is not only soft and has the general texture of the skin, but also because the health of this material will not cause harm to the baby. Silicone itself also has an automatic disinfection function, it is not easy to adhere to stains, easy to clean, and many other advantages that other materials do not have.

Silicone kitchen utensils are resistant to temperature -40°C~250°C, high temperature and low temperature, can be heated in microwave oven without deformation or release of toxic substances, can also be placed in cold storage refrigerator! Adapt to cooking oil temperature, cooking will not melt, also Will not scorch. Because it is non-toxic, no toxic substances will be precipitated. Therefore, silicone kitchenware, silicone kitchen supplies are non-toxic health supplies. Silicone kitchen and kitchen utensils are made of food-grade silicone, and other accessories are also food grade.