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BS5609 approvals

BS5609 Part II

BS5609 is a recognized British standard for pressure sensitive labels that are applied to dangerous goods transported by sea. Section two rates the performance of self adhesive laminates in terms of sea immersion, dimensional stability, adhesion, artificial weathering, temperature cycling and color fastness. Section three relates to the durability of label printing.

UPM Raflatac laminates which conform to British Standard, Section 2 self adhesive labels for marine use can be found below:

BS5609 approval  

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UL-listed products

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, product safety testing and certification organization which has published more than 800 safety standards, including those for durable labels. You can find UPM Raflatac’s durable labels certificate below:

PGJI2.MH26760 Printing Materials – Component

Approved materials (printed with TTR):

  • PET Extra White TC 50 - RP37S
  • PET Extra White TC 50 - RC15
  • PET Extra White TC 50 - RC18
  • PET Gloss White TC 50 - RC18
  • PET Matt Silver TC 50 - RP37S
  • PET Matt Silver TC 50 - RC15
  • PET Matt Silver TC 50 - RC18
  • PET Matt White 60 - RC18
  • PET Matt White TC 50 - RX15
  • PET White TC 50 - RP37S
  • PET White TC 50 - RC15
  • PET White TC 50 - RC18
  • PP White TC 60 - RP37S
  • PP White TC 60 - RC18

For details regarding the certified ribbons, please check the certificate.