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How to label an aluminum aerosol can, equipped with a plastic (PP) dispenser that cannot be separated manually, and a plastic cap (HDPE)?

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It must obligatorily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC, of the main body, ie of the aerosol can, ie ALU 41;The identification code of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the manually separable cap, ie HDPE 2;The indications on the

How to label a glass bottle of oil or liqueur, equipped with a plastic (PP) pourer that cannot be manually separated from the bottle, a paper label attached to the bottle, and a steel cap?

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This packaging system must necessarily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC, ie of the glass bottle, ie GL 70;The identification code of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the steel cap, manually separable from the main body, ie FE 40;The

How to label a plastic film (LDPE), on which a paper label cannot be separated manually?

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Regardless of the weight of the label, it must necessarily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the main body, that is to say the film (HDPE 2);The indications for the collection of the film (ex. Plastic collection ) Optionally, the alphanumeric coding

Is a component considered to be manually separable that, during the separation phase, remains partially adhered to the main body (for example, in the case of blister packs or bags consisting of cardboard and plastic window)?

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If the material residues of the separable component that remain adhered to the main body of the packaging are negligible, the two parts can be disposed of separately in the differentiated collection of reference. Each of the two parts must be provided with the identification code of its composition material

Can aerosol cans be disposed of in separate collection?

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Yes, aerosol cans can be disposed of in separate collection if emptied of their contents. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to indicate this information to the consumer, together with that of verifying the provisions of your Municipality for the correct conferment.

How do you identify a steel cap with a plastic seal that weighs <5% of the total weight of the cap?

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In this case, since the secondary material is <5% of the total weight of the cap, this can be considered as a single material packaging. Therefore it will have FE 40 coding.

How do you identify a cap made of two different plastic materials: LDPE pourer and PP cap?

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Packaging structurally composed of two or more polymers are identified with the code “7” since Decision 129/97 / EC does not provide for specific codes for these materials. Anyone wishing to provide more accurate information on the composition of multilayer plastic packaging should follow the provisions of the UNI EN

How do you identify a glass bottle that has a paper label that cannot be separated manually?

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Packaging systems that include a main body and other accessory components that cannot be manually separated [1] , must necessarily bear the identification code of the material of the main body, and the indications on collection (which follow the material of the main body). Where possible, only the identification code

How do you identify a glass bottle that has a non-manually separable plastic anti-topping cap?

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Packaging systems that include a main body and other accessory components that cannot be manually separated [1] , must necessarily bear the identification code of the material of the main body, and the indications on collection (which follow the material of the main body). Where possible, only the identification code

Does the 5% by weight rule apply to manually separable components?

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For the purpose of identifying the packaging material, the codes under Annex VII to Decision 129/97 are only affixed on composite packaging when the secondary packaging material exceeds 5% of the total weight of the packaging; otherwise, This 5% threshold applies to composite packaging, i.e. made up of different materials