Luster Dust Non-Edible??? Help Quick!!

Decorating By JennT Updated 15 Aug 2005 , 4:34pm by JennT

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JennT Posted 15 Aug 2005 , 3:53pm
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I was just about to order some luster dust highlighter in silver (wanted the highlighter because it gives more of a shiny metal appearance) when I noticed that it was labeled as "Highlighter - Non-edible Silver"?? I thought luster dusts were edible? But when I looked at the others, they weren't labeled non-edible....I'm really confused & need some help here. icon_confused.gif I've got to order this today so I can get it by Thursday!

TIA - Jenn icon_smile.gif

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Mchelle Posted 15 Aug 2005 , 3:55pm
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maybe call and see if they have an edible one, I have seen that too. I have also seen edible.

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justsweet Posted 15 Aug 2005 , 4:22pm
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This is why some lusters can only be decorative use only

Luster Dust gives subtle color with a high sheen metallic-like finish. They may be used alone or mixed with similar colored matte dusts to create a lustrous sheen without lightening the color. Brushed on white, they exhibit color and a metallic-like sheen. For a deeper more intense color mix with Lemon Extract and brush on. Contains two or more of the following: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Carmine, Mica. Not water soluble. Colors will vary slightly from actual colors due to monitor variations. Please note the colors indicated by * contain Iron Blue or Chromium Oxide and must be labeled "for decorative use only."

The following two links label which one you can use and which one are not edible.

Now the Nusilver that show you can use as edible use. Click on the color from country kitchen and in the desciption they will tell you if you can use as edible or decorative. Sugarcraft has their marked by "*"

Hope this helps you, some place mark are luster decorative only because it is not fully approved by the FDA. Sugarcraft does have have dust that is approved by the FDA if it is luster you will have to check.

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JennT Posted 15 Aug 2005 , 4:34pm
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Thank you both....I guess the NuSilver will have to do.. icon_sad.gif The highlighter one was so much shinier, at least on the pic I looked at online...oh well.

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