Author Topic: toxicity/dangers of lube for keyboards, specifically krytox VPF 1506  (Read 774 times)

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Offline winteralfs

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Are these lubes considered safe to handle for the novice? What level of toxicity do they have? Do you have to use mask/gloves, eye protection and have you gotten any on your skin? I am going to use Krytox VPF 1506 on a Topre board.

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Re: toxicity/dangers of lube for keyboards, specifically krytox VPF 1506
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 02:16:59 »
If you just Google the product, you can find the SDS:

https://miller-stephenson.com/product/krytox-vpf-1506/ 

If this is a PTFE grease rated for use in food prep areas, I wouldn't be terribly worried about it (I used some PTFE grease on my stabs yesterday)
« Last Edit: Mon, 20 July 2020, 02:20:21 by jamster »

Offline winteralfs

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Re: toxicity/dangers of lube for keyboards, specifically krytox VPF 1506
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 09:18:23 »
great info, thanks. Which product do you use to lube your boards ? Which kitchen safe ones?

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Re: toxicity/dangers of lube for keyboards, specifically krytox VPF 1506
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 11:12:14 »
The food prep comment was right out of a Google search for the lube you specified.

Just google the products and look for SDS or MSDS as a search term. For stuff to do with chemicals, it's much better than trusting some stranger on the internet  ;)

The stuff that I'm using is from a company thats no longer operating, but it is just another PTFE based product.