FAQs

Material > Plastic

Results: 65

Are the alpha-numeric codes for packaging made of virgin raw material the same also for packaging with second raw material (recycled material)?

The identification codes of the material pursuant to Decision 129/97 / EC are the same both for packaging made of virgin raw material and for packaging made of recycled material ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

In the case of polymers other than those specified in the decision, should the number “7” be indicated before or after the abbreviation of the polymer?

While for the other codifications the Decision 129/97 / EC reports first the abbreviation and then the number, in the case of polymers other than those specified by the Decision ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How to label packaging made from linear low density polyethylene?

Linear low density polyethylene packaging is identified with the same coding as low density polyethylene, i.e. LDPE 4 according to Decision 129/97 / EC. ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How to label a packaging consisting of oriented polypropylene?

Oriented polypropylene packaging is identified with the same coding as polypropylene, i.e. PP 5 according to Decision 129/97 / EC. ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How are textile fibers identified?

> If the textile fiber consists of a polymer that is also used for other purposes besides the production of fibers, such as polyester or polypropylene, please refer to Annex ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How to identify packaging made of plastic, paper and steel?

A package made up in this way is a compound package. To identify the material, the C / prevailing material + number associated with the plastic, paper and steel coupling ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How to identify a food supplement blister made of aluminum and plastic?

A package made up in this way is a composite package. For the identification of the material, the C / prevailing material + number associated with the aluminum and plastic ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

Are the baking molds for baked goods subject to the obligation of environmental labeling?

If the baking mold is sold together with the product it is a packaging, therefore it is subject to the obligation of environmental labeling. ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

How do you identify a predominantly plastic composite packaging, where two or more polymers are foreseen? For example a packaging consisting of 30% PET + 20% aluminum + 50% LDPE?

A pack made up of this way is a packaging consisting mainly of plastic with aluminum. For the identification of the material, the prevailing C / polymer + number associated ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Where should the plastic packaging with code “7” be delivered?

First of all, it should be noted that the identification code from decision 129/97 / EC does not indicate the recyclability of the packaging, but only the material of their ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021