UN Certified Bags

UN Certified Bags FIBC

UN Bags are designed to carry hazardous products and their use is regulated by the UN Association, commonly known as the �Orange Book�.
UN Certified Bags FIBCThere are four types of FIBCs for dangerous goods made from woven plastics:

  • 13 H 1 – Woven plastics without coating and without liner
  • 13 H 2 – Woven plastics, coated and without liner
  • 13 H 3 – Woven plastics, uncoated and with liner
  • 13 H 4 – Woven plastics, coated and with liner

UN Bags are also classified according to the Hazard level of goods they carry. Each UN Bag shall carry the UN-Symbol mentioned in the below table which shall imply the hazard level of the product.

Degree Of Danger Packing Group UN-Symbol max. Volume
High | X 1.5 m3
Medium || Y 3.0 m3
Low ||| Z 3.0 m3

All UN Bags are treated as multi-trip bags even though there is no safety factor 6:1. This term is unknown in the UN regulations. UN bags are not classified by safety factors. They are instead classified by packing groups I, II or III. The safety factor 6:1 refers to FIBCs for non-dangerous goods only.

UN Test
Several tests are applied to the UN Certified Big Bags in order to verify UN requirements such as :
Top lift test, Tear test, Stacking test, Drop test, Topple test , Righting test The above tests are conducted by the certified test houses before they issue the certificates. 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 test.

The options available are as follows:

  • SWL Range: 500 kg to 1500 kg
  • Fabric: Coated / Uncoated
  • Liner: Tubular / Shaped
  • 4 Colour Printing
  • Various Top and Bottom construction options

Lifting Loops FIBC / BigBags

Cross-Corner Loops FIBC / BigBags Side-Seam Loops FIBC / BigBags Sleeve Lift FIBC / BigBags Hood Lift FIBC / BigBags
Cross-Corner-Loops-fibc Side-Seam-Loops-fibc Sleeve-Lift-fibc Hood-Lift-fibc
Ancillary Loops Double Stevedore Straps Single Stevedore Strap
Ancillary-Loops-fibc Double-Stevedore-Straps-fibc Single-Stevedore-Strap-fibc

Filling & Closure

Open Top with Hem FIBC / BigBags Tie-Down Flap FIBC / BigBags Duffel Top FIBC / BigBags Open Top & Tightening Holes FIBC / BigBags
Open Top & Tightening Holes fibc Tie-Down Flap fibc Duffel Top fibc Open Top & Tightening Holes fibc
Open Top with Draw Cord FIBC / BigBags Filling Spout FIBC / BigBags
Open Top with Draw Cord fibc Filling Spout fibc


Discharge Spout FIBC / BigBags Discharge Spout with
Iris Protection FIBC / BigBags
Discharge Spout with
Petal Closure FIBC / BigBags
Discharge Spout with
Sewn Cover FIBC / BigBags
Discharge Spout fibc Discharge Spout with Iris Protection fibc Discharge Spout with Petal Closure fibc Discharge Spout with Sewn Cover fibc
Discharge Spout with
Protection Flap FIBC / BigBags
Full Drop Bottom FIBC / BigBags Quick Discharge/ Conical base FIBC / BigBags
Discharge Spout with Protection Flap fibc Full Drop Bottom fibc Quick Discharge: Conical base fibc