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1810-Lubricants-GlossaryFood-grade lubricants are divided into two classes: synthetic and mineral oil-based with the difference between the two contained mostly in the raw material.

Both lubricant types are subject to certain basic classifications when it comes to use in food plants, with classifications denoted according to their proximity to product (H1, H2, etc.).

To learn more about the classifications as well as other terms often used with food-grade lubricants, download this handy guide.