BIG BAG, BULK BAG
What is Un Certified ( UN ) Big Bag, Bulk Bag ?
The international transport of dangerous goods in Big Bag is regulated by a number of international codes based on
the United nations Recommendations on the Transport of dangerous Goods - commonly known as the Orange Book.
Orange Book divides Big Bag into six categories namely metal, flexible, rigid plastics, composite,
fibreboard and wooden.There are four types of Big Bag described ,which constitute the great majority of the FIBCs and
they are as follows ;
PP woven Big Bag, without coating (13H1)
PP woven Big Bag, coated (13H2)
PP woven Big Bag, with liner, without coating (13H3)
PP woven Big Bag, with liner and coating (13H4)
Isbir Sentetik, with long years of experience, produces UN Certified ( UN ) Big Bag for Packaging Groups II and III
which are certified by well known laboratories. Should you need any assistance on UN Approved FIBCs please
do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Several tests are applied to the UN Certified ( UN) Big Bag in order to verify UN requirements such as ;
Top lift test, Tear test, Stacking test, Drop test, Topple test , Righting test
The test house authorised by the national government to carry out UN performance tests on its behalf and to issue National Test
Certificates to UN standard by competent authorities will prepare a report which is the basis on which the certificate is issued.
This report will describe in detail not only the specification of the Fibc tested but the test levels at which the Fibc passed.
The certificate is unique to the type of Fibc tested and may only be used to cover the carriage of products within the limit of the
UN Marking on Big Bag, Bulk Bag
All the UN Certified ( UN ) Big Bag must have the UN mark on them. The appereance of this mark is described in the Orange Book. A marking example
13H3 / Z / 11.01 / US / ISBIR SENTETIK / 10500 / 1000
Denotes Big Bag with liner
Denotes that the Big Bag has been tested to carry Packing Group III product
Denotes the month and year of manufacture
Denotes the country issuing the UN test certificate
Denotes the manufacturer
Denotes the stacking test weight applied in kgs
Denotes maximum weight of contents in kgs