Chemical compatibility: Grasping the effect of liquid chemicals on your plastic packaging/IBC (*)

Find out which interactions chemicals can have on plastics and how to choose the right packaging for your chemical.


Maxence Wittebolle General Manager IBE-BVI
More than 30 years of experience with dangerous goods legislation

09:00  Welcome and coffee

09.30  Introduction

Overview of the different regulations regarding packaging & transport of chemicals
The classification of chemicals
Interaction mechanism of chemicals on plastic packaging

10.00 The certification procedure

General UN certification procedure of plastic packaging 

11.00 The use of standard liquids: means and goals

12.00 How do I choose the right plastic container for my product?

12:30   Lunch

13.30 Helpful tools to assimilate your formulated product with a standard liquid

Use of the assimilation flowchart
What to do if my product doesn't appear in the schedule and is not assimilated?
► labo test methods for assimilation (absorption swelling, environmental
    stress cracking, molecular degradation)

15:45 Specific areas of concern

Validity of the certificate & fixed time-use of packages
Reconditionned packages: which dangers?
Inspections for IBC's
Packages made of recycled plastic materials
Equivalent materials
Responsibility filler / user
How to prevent the rejection of goods and extra costs?

16.30  End

Extra info:

Included in the price: training, syllabus, coffee breaks and sandwich lunch.

(*) Basic knowledge of ADR legislation required