What's International Universal Recycling Codes for plastic?

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What is the international general recycling code for plastics?

Divided into eight categories, as detailed in the table:

Logo abbreviations< /strong> Polymer name Common products Heat-resistant temperature
PETE/
PET
Polyethylene terephthalate
(PET, Polyethylene terephthalate)
PET bottles, commercial beverage bottles,
Edible oil bottle…wait
60 ~ 85 degrees
HDPE/
PEHD
high density polyethylene
(PE, High-density polyethylene)
shopping bags, recycling bins,
Cup holder, fresh milk bottle,
Alcohol bottles, sports field equipment
Composite plastic wood…etc.
90 ~ 110 degrees
PVC/
V
Polyvinyl chloride
(PVC, Polyvinyl chloride)
Non-food bottles, plastic wrap,
Egg carton, seasoning tin… etc.
60 ~ 80 degrees
LDPE/
PELD
Low Density Polyethylene
(PE, Low-density polyethylene)
Plastic bag, medicine bottle,
Various molded laboratory equipment…etc.
70 ~ 90 degrees
PP Polypropylene
(PP, Polypropylene)
Auto parts, food containers,
Food utensils, soy milk bottles, alcohol bottles,
Physiological salt bottle.…etc.
100 ~ 140 degrees
PS Polystyrene
(PS, Polystyrene)
Self-service trays, toys, Yakult bottles,
Ice cream box, instant noodle bowl, Styrofoam… etc.
70 ~ 90 degrees
Others Polycarbonate (PC),
Polylactic acid (PLA),
Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA, acrylic),
Melamine resin
Food and tableware Polycarbonate (PC) heat resistant 120 ~ 130 °C;
Polylactic acid (PLA) heat-resistant 50 °C;
Acrylic (PMMA) heat resistance 70 ~ 90 °C;
Melamine resin heat resistance 110 ~ 130 °C
ABS ABS resin (ABS) Food and tableware 70 ~ 100 degrees

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