Types of Plastic Packaging

Secara umum tanda tersebut berada di dasar dan berbentuk segi tiga. Di dalam segitiga akan terdapat angka serta nama jenis plastik di bawah segitiga.

1. PETE or PET (polyethylene terephthalate)
Biasa digunakan untuk botol air mineral (berwarna jernih), jus, minuman isotonik dan minuman botol lainnya. Direkomendasikan hanya untuk SEKALI PAKAI. Jangan digunakan untuk menyimpan air panas karena akan mengakibatkan lapisan polimer pada botol tersebut meleleh dan mengeluarkan zat karsinogenik yang dapat menyebabkan kanker.

2. HDPE (high density polyethylene)
Biasa digunakan untuk botol susu, Tupperware, dan gallon air minum. Sama seperti jenis no (1), HDPE juga direkomendasikan hanya untuk SEKALI PAKAI.

3. V or PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
Jenis plastik ini adalah jenis yang paling sulit untuk di daur ulang. Biasa digunakan sebagai plastik pembungkus (cling wrapper). Hindari memanaskan jenis plastik ini karena bisa menyebabkan gangguan ginjal dan liver.

4. LDPE (low density polyethylene)
Biasa digunakan untuk tempat makanan. Jenis plastik (4) dapat di daur ulang dan tetap baik untuk menyimpan makanan karena fleksibilitasnya kuat.

5. PP (polypropylene)
Jenis plastik (5) adalah jenis plastik paling baik yang dapat digunakan, terutama untuk menyimpan makanan dan minuman. Jenis plastik (5) biasanya berawan, tidak jernih seperti jenis plastik (1)

6. PS (polystyrene)
Biasa digunakan sebagai tempat makan Styrofoam dan tempat minum sekali pakai. Bahan plastik jenis (6) berbahaya untuk sistem otak dan syaraf. Di USA, jenis plastik (6) sudah dilarang pemakaiannya.

7. Other
Merupakan gabungan dari SAN (styrene acrylonitrile), ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) dan PC (polycarbonate, Nylon). Biasanya digunakan untuk suku cadang mobil, alat-alat rumah tangga, komputer, alat-alat elektronik, dan plastik kemasan.

PS : JANGAN MINUM LAGI DARI BOTOL YANG BERADA DI DALAM MOBIL, APALAGI YANG SUDAH TERKENA PANAS.

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Generally, the sign is located at the base and its triangular. In the triangle, you will see the number and the name of a type of plastic below the triangle.

1. PETE or PET (polyethylene terephthalate)
Usually used for mineral water bottles (clear color), juices, isotonic drinks and other bottled drinks. Recommended : DISPOSABLE USE ONLY. Do not be used to store hot water because it will result in a layer of polymer to melt and remove the bottle carcinogenic substances that can cause cancer.

2. HDPE (high density polyethylene)
Usually used for milk bottles, Tupperware, and gallons of drinking water. Just as the type of number (1), HDPE is also recommended just for ONCE FOR USE. Do not be used to store hot water because it will result in a layer of polymer on the bottle to melt and release carcinogenic substances that can cause cancer.

3. V or PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
These plastic types are the most difficult to be recycled. Usually used as a plastic wrap (cling wrapper). Avoid heating this type of plastic because it can cause kidney and liver disorders.

4. LDPE (low density polyethylene)
Usually used to store food. Type of plastic (4) can be recycled and remains good for storing food because of its strong flexibility.

5. PP (polypropylene)
Type of plastic (5) is the best type of plastic that can be used, primarily to store food and beverages. Type of plastic (5) is usually cloudy, not clear like the kind of plastic (1)

6. PS (polystyrene)
Usually used as a place to eat Styrofoam and disposable drinking place. Plastic material type (6) dangerous for the brain and nervous system. In the USA, the type of plastic (6) has banned its use.

7. Other
Is a combination of SAN (styrene acrylonitrile), ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) and PC (polycarbonate, Nylon). Usually used for auto parts, household equipment, computers, electronic equipment, and plastic packaging.

PS: DO NOT DRINK FROM THE BOTTLE THAT WERE STORED OR PLACED IN THE CAR, WHICH HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY THE HEAT OF THE CAR.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. polyolefin shrink films supplier in Kolkata
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 11:04:13

    It’s so hard to understand the integral role packaging has to play in marketing and selling your product.

    Reply

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