Danco Plumbers Waterproof Grease vs Danco Plumbers Silicone Grease

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by RochNY, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. RochNY

    RochNY New Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    Is there a preference/difference between these two? Lowes had both and I couldn't get an answer from them. Thanks for any replies.
  2. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

    Apr 18, 2005
    Service Plumber, Outdoor Temperature Relief Owner
    Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Area
    Both are waterproof but the silicone one is allowable for anything that comes in contact with potable water.

    Food grade grease is another term that is used.

    The other type is for anything that does not come in contact with potable water during it's use.

    Using the wrong grease can contaminate/cause taste/odor problems in the water from the taps.
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  4. Sametas

    Sametas New Member

    Jun 6, 2014
    Sorry for the old thread, but I thought this was worth emending:

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