Selecting the correct material for your package is important to ensure product compatibility. Below are characteristics for the most common resins.


  • LDPE – Low Density Polyethylene
  • HDPE – High Density Polyethylene
  • PP – Polypropylene
  • PVC – Polyvinyl Chloride
  • PET – Polyethylene Terephthalate
  • PS – Polystyrene


The information provided above is intended to provide a relative comparison of plastic resins and should only be used as guide during the selection process. It is not possible to determine if the containers we sell are suitable for your application based solely on the information above. Compatibility testing is, and will always be, the final determining factor in the container selection process. It is the buyer’s responsibility to make the final determination as to whether a given container, closure, and accessory is suitable for use in their application.