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MACtac Stocks Ok'd For Immersion

STOW, OH | MACtac Printing Products has received British Standard (BS) 5609 marine immersion testing approval and certification on five durable film label stocks.

BS 5609 is a specification for printed p-s, adhesive-coated labels for marine use, which includes requirements for the label base material. Labels typically are used for identification, warning, and instruction.

BS 5609 testing is a requirement for self-adhesive drum labels needing International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) certification. Testing includes a three-month exposure of labeled test plates in salt water at mid-tide.

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