Glidelube is a completely green mutli-purpose lubricant and protectant with thousands of uses and a unique benefit of providing safety for people and the environment. It’s a WD-40 on steroids without the harmful ingredients!
It simply outlasts and outperforms any lubricant on the market. It’s tough enough to use on airplane engines and gentle enough to use around the house. Unlike our competitors (WD-40), its 100% nontoxic, odorless, colorless and contains no Volitile Organic Compounds. The best statistic is that Glide has a H1 NSF rating so it can be used I food processing with incidental contact with food.
Below is a subset of thousands of uses:
• Loosens zippers
• Removes tea stains from countertops
• Protects Silver from tarnishing
• Untangles jewelry chains
• Removes lipstick stains
• Cleans stainless steel appliances and removes stains from stainless steel sinks
• Removes dirt and grime from barbecue grills
• Erases crayon from walls, toys, flooring, furniture, windows, etc.
• Removes spilled mascara, nail polish, paint and scuff marks from tile floors
• Lubricates door hinges
• Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them easier to open.
Why should you switch from toxic WD-40 to safer Glide lubricant?
You know the smell…you grew up with the smell. Just what is that smell behind WD-40? It is most likely volatile organic compounds (VOCs). http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/voc/ Although the exact ingredients in WD-40 are a trade secret, the VOCs are high enough that the company had to create a different product just for the state of California where laws protect consumers from VOCs. http://www.wd40company.com/files/pdf/sds/mup/wd-40-multi-use-product-aerosol-sds-us-ghs-7-20-14.pdf Levin’s Auto Supply explains:
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has ruled that any product classified as a multi-purpose lubricant must have a VOC (volatile organic compound) level of 25% or less effective with a manufacturing date after December 31, 2013 in order to be sold in California.* To comply with this regulation, the WD-40 Company will begin to manufacture 25% VOC compliant product for sale in California as of January 1, 2014. Since we do not foresee other states moving to this stringent legislation and to minimize any price impact on our customers and consumers, we will continue to sell our current formula in the remaining 49 states. This product will be labeled as “not for sale in California.”http://www.levinsauto.com/news-blog-center/articletype/articleview/articleid/141/california-carb-conversion.aspx
Ironically, WD-40’s headquarters are in California.
It makes me angry when companies make a safer product only where laws dictate it, yet fail to make the safer product available to the broader public. It reminds me of General Mills making GMO-free Cheerios only for the European Union.
Glide Lube has absolutely zero VOC content!
If you read the warning label on WD-40, you will see the words “extremely flammable”. http://www.wd40company.com/files/pdf/sds/mup/wd-40-multi-use-product-aerosol-sds-us-ghs-7-20-14.pdf Glide Lube’s flashpoint is more than 240 degrees F and is considered “non-flammable”. Thus, it is safe to use on squeaky oven hinges, woodstove doors, etc.
WD-40 is toxic. It should not be around food, yet the company has misdirected consumers into thinking it is safe in commercial and home kitchens. Take for example the official company tweet earlier this year recommending the product for beer taps. The Consumerist explains:
We’ve got to imagine whoever handles the social media at WD-40 hasn’t read the product’s own label recently, because if so, that person would know that WD-40 is toxic and harmful to humans when ingested, making it a bad idea to use the stuff on anything that dispenses food or beverages. But heck, it’s World Bartender Day and no one wants squeaky tap handles, right?
The Twitter page for WD-40 Tweeted a recommendation suggesting that loyal customers might want to give the gift of the multi-purpose lubricant at their favorite watering hole:
The thing is, according to WD-40’s own site, the product is “harmful or fatal if swallowed” [PDF]. And on the can’s label? A giant skull and crossbones, indicating a toxic substance.
What’s an easy way to swallow WD-40? If it’s on the beer tap used to pour a beer. WD-40 goes into beer, beer goes into mouth, and voila! You’ve got a dose of toxic lubricant.http://consumerist.com/2015/02/24/wd-40-should-read-its-own-label-before-suggesting-bartenders-use-a-toxic-substance-on-beer-tap-handles/
I suggest you gift your favorite bartender Glide Lube instead. The product is registered NSF food grade. Go ahead…use it in the kitchen!
Beer taps aren’t the only instance in which WD-40 use recommendations were inappropriate. It is shocking to me that Crayola would recommend using WD-40 to remove crayon marks.http://wd40.com/cool-stuff/myths-legends-fun-facts Where there are crayons, there are children. Fortunately, Glide Lube will remove crayons from walls.