What is plastic packaging resin identification code?

TYH container comply with the Society of the Plastics Industry introduced the Resin Identification Code (RIC) system in 1988 as a growing number of communities were implementing recycling programs. In order to address the concerns of recyclers across the U.S., the RIC system was designed to make it easier for workers in Materials Recovery and Recycling facilities to sort and separate items according to their resin type. Plastics must be recycled separately, with like materials, in order to preserve the material’s value and enable its reuse in other products after being recycled.


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RECYCLING NO. ABBREVIATION  POLYMER NAME COLOR TEMPERATURE ACIDS / ALKALIS ALCOHOL
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PET Polyethylene terephthalate White / Transparent 60 - 85℃ O X
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HDPE High density polyethylene Translucent 90 - 110℃ O O
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PVC Polyvinyl chloride Transparent 60 - 80℃ O X
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LDPE Low density polyethylene Translucent 70 - 90℃ O X
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PP Polypropylene Translucent 100 - 140℃ O O
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PS Polystyrene Transparent 70 - 90℃ O X
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ABS Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene Beige 70 - 100℃ O X
SAN Styrene acrylonitrile Transparent 80 - 100℃ O X
PMMA (Acrylic) Polymethyl methacrylate Transparent 70 - 90℃ O X
PETG Polyethylene terephthalate glycol Transparent 65 - 80℃ O X

2020-08-14