Understand symbols – to choose the perfect storage solution

Choosing the right plastic container bins is a responsible task. The right solutions will be convenient, meet your needs and last for years, so you can reduce waste.

In stores you can find many options. At the first glance, they are very similar to each other at. How to make a choice? Is this product recyclable? Can I store food in it? Will it be safe in the dishwasher? There are so many questions!

Symbols embossed on products

To assist consumers across all markets we emboss relevant symbols in our products. This gives a quick confirmation of the product properties and benefits and provides consumers the reassurance the product meet the required regulations and specifications. We prepare a short video to describe the most common of them. Below you can find an overview of more symbols.

List of symbols

Plastic containers are frequently used to store or prepare food. It is important to do this safely, using solutions designed for this purpose.

The product is food approved and can be used for the content of food products.

The product is approved for dishwasher use.

This product is not dishwasher proof and must be washed up by hand.

Temperature resistance is also an important consideration. Not every container, can be used to heat food, and some require the lid to be removed. Some materials are not suitable for use in the freezer without risking damage.

The product can be used and stored in temperatures from -20 degrees up to +100 degrees.

The product is approved for oven use.
Note that the lid must be removed from the bottom of the box and cannot be placed inside the oven when being used.

The product is approved for microwave oven use.
Note that the lid must be lifted and/or removed from the bottom of the box when being used in the microwave oven.

The product is approved for microwave oven use.

The product is approved for use in the freezer.

Plastic is a great material, it is durable, versatile, and it can be reused. It is important to use it responsibly, by choosing recyclable products.

The product is recyclable, and can be placed in the “hard plastic” recycle bins.

Illustrates material type and that the product is recyclable, and can be placed in the “hard plastic” recycle bins.

We are aware of the current environmental problems. This is why we have introduced additional symbols on our products to indicate which of the three sustainability levels the product is on

The product can be easily disassembled and recycled.

The product is made of plastic regrinds. This material comes from the re-use of post-production waste.

The product is made of post-consumer recycled plastic.

We normally placed symbols for BPA-free and PAA-free on our products. However, these substances can no longer be found in plastic containers. Consequently, this is no longer a characteristic of our products but a legal standard, so we no longer place these symbols on our products. Nevertheless, they are still free of these compounds and safe!

The product does not contain any Primary Aromatic Amines.

The product does not contain any Bisphenol A (BPA) compounds.

You may also encounter some of the less common symbols.

The product can tolerate up to the kilogram accounted in the symbol, e.g. 52 kg.

This product tolerate up to 60 degrees when washed in a washing machine.

This product cannot be washed in a washing machine.

Do not use fabric softener when washing the product.