PVC - Plastic Guide

Abbreviation and Full Name
PET
Polyethylene terephthalate
HDPE
Uncolored high density polyethylene
HDPE
Colored high density polyethylene
Typical Products Bottles: soft drink, Pepto-Bismol, Ocean Spray, honey, liquor, Palmolive dish detergent, liquid Spic & Span, other clear bottles with nubs; toiletries; recording tape; pharmaceuticals; heat able food trays; boil-in the bag bags Jugs: milk, cider, distilled water and spring water; Bottles: juice (not clear), rubbing alcohol, large vinegar, single-serving punch-drink or juice, eye drops; grocery bags; base cups; Bottles: laundry and dish detergent, fabric softener, saline solution, bleach, lotion, motor oil and antifreeze; dispensers: dental floss, baby wipes
Features High strength, high resistance Chemical and moisture resistant; tough Chemical and moisture resistant; tough
Appearance Transparent with high gloss; clear or colored; no seams; injection-molding nub on bottom Translucent matte finish (not shiny) Opaque matte finish (not shiny)
Physical Properties Tough; slick surface; high resilience; semi-rigid; hard to scratch; sinks in water; sweetly aromatic, irritating smell when burned; Slightly waxy to touch semi-rigid to flexible; does not crack when bent; scratches to some degree; floats in water; smells lie candle when burned; Slightly waxy to touch semi-rigid to flexible; does not crack when bent; scratches to some degree; floats in water; smells lie candle when burned;
SPI Codes(1)
1 (PETE)
2 (HDPE)
2 (HDPE)
 

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