Would a non-toxic, non-food substance, such as crayons, intentionally melted in a pan render it unkosher? Does it matter if the crayons are known/suspected to contain both milk and meat (e.g. tallow/stearic acid and dairy-derived palmitic acid)?


  • Most poskim hold that the prohibition of benefiting from milk and meat mixtures applies exclusively to kosher-slaughtered meat; the tallow used in some crayons would presumably be nevillah-tallow even in Israel Commented Jan 7, 2019 at 6:09
  • @Josh Na, maybe a minority of Poskim hold that
    – Double AA
    Commented Jan 7, 2019 at 13:15


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