"yes i am with kerry on this one i work with an airbrush 2-3 days a week when working with it i am in a spray both with a extraction fan & i wear a face mask. i have a very big compressor and i do release the moisture that come…"
"I'd say the health risks are more significant to the person airbrushing - coloured fat aerosolized and being inhaled is likely not safe. I wear a mask appropriate for those particles when airbrushing."
"I did quite a bit of research on this topic before I purchased a compressor. It is my understanding that the moisture doesn't pose a health threat - rather the introduction of moisture into the chocolate causes issues of thickening. …"
I'm inspired to have an airbrush in my chocolate design tool kit. My concern is oil or moisture, from the compressor, will compromise food safety. High quality traps will remove the majority of bacteria breeding environments but a system that generates 'pure air' pushes way past my budget. Does anyone have more information on the standard systems used for airbrushing chocolates or the health risks involved in using compressors? See More