What does NSF mean on cookware?

the National Sanitation Foundation
What is NSF? NSF International (formerly the National Sanitation Foundation) is a third-party company that does a complete check of various foodservice equipment and supplies to ensure they meet or exceed NSF’s standards for cleanability, sanitation, and food protection.

What are NSF numbers?

The NSF mark is your assurance that a product has been tested by a trusted independent certification organization. It is valued by consumers, manufacturers, retailers and regulatory agencies worldwide.

Is NSF International legit?

NSF International is an accredited, independent third-party certification body that tests and certifies products to verify they meet these public health and safety standards. Products that meet these standards bear the NSF mark.

What does NSF rating mean?

National Sanitation Foundation
NSF stands for National Sanitation Foundation. If a fitting or pipe is NSF rated it just means it has passed some standard or test procedure and is certified for use in a residential or commercial plumbing project. The problem is there are many different NSF standards and they have different applications.

Does NSF test for heavy metals?

Our analytical chemists and microbiologists test the product to ensure there are no unacceptable levels of contaminants, such as the toxic heavy metals. Our highly trained auditors scrutinize manufacturing facilities’ processes annually to ensure they follow Good Manufacturing Practices when making dietary supplements.

How do I know if an item is NSF approved?

The simplest way to learn whether the product you use is NSF certified is to look for the NSF logo on the bottom of your foodservice item. There is also an official list available that lists all NSF certified products on NSF website.

What NSF 61?

NSF/ANSI 61 requires analysis for any chemicals that leach from a material into drinking water and a toxicological evaluation of concentrations leached to ensure that they are below levels that may cause potential adverse human health effects.

Is NSF certified good?

NSF’s certification is so widely trusted and respected by the MLB, NHL, and CFL clubs. The companies’ health experts are only permitted to provide and recommend products to their athletes that are Certified for Sport. And the players themselves are urged to only use these certified products.

Is PEScience third party approved?

PEScience items are manufactured in a Certified GMP facility, which means they have extensive third party testing.