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 experience in 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

13.00 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 cannot be assimilated?
► Lab test methods for assimilation (absorption swelling, environmental stress cracking, molecular degradation)

15:15 Coffee break

15:45 Specific areas of concern

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

17:00  End

Extra information:

Timing: Reception 09:00 - Start training 09:30 - End 17:00
Included in the price: training, syllabus, coffee breaks, sandwich lunch

(*) Basic knowledge of ADR legislation required