Cutting Board Oil is made with clear, odorless, pure food-grade mineral
oil. The penetrating quality of food-grade mineral oil brings out the
depth of grain in wood and helps prevent drying and cracking. Cutting
Board Oil is perfect for the initial “oiling” or “seasoning” of cutting
boards and butcher blocks.
Howard's mineral oil exceeds U.S. FDA requirements for food contact surfaces and
is safe for all food preparation surfaces. The mineral oil used in
Cutting Board Oil is from virgin mineral oils and has no contact with
nuts, gluten or other potentially allergenic materials either in
production, storage, or transport. Meets or Exceeds all requirements for
USP Light Mineral Oil, National Formulary (NF), FDA 21 CFR 172.878 and
21 CFR 178.3620 (a) for direct and indirect contact with food.
safety seal. Apply with a clean soft cloth. On wooden bowls and
utensils, soak for at least 20 minutes and wipe off excess. To properly
oil (season) new or raw wood cutting board surfaces, apply at least 2
coats. For thick wood surfaces like butcher blocks, apply 3-4 coats and
let each coat soak in for at least an hour. Wipe away excess before use.
For more protection, we recommend following up with Butcher Block Conditioner