*PET Jars with PP Caps
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET or PETE)
Smooth and clear plastic that can be semi-rigid to rigid depending on container wall thickness. Polyethylene Terephthalate is known as "PET", but the recycling code is PETE because PET is trademarked.
Common uses: Plastic bottles for soda, water, food, liquid soap and lotion.
Good to fair general chemical barrier
Good alcohol and solvent barrier
Good gas barrier
Good moldability
Can be sterilized with EtO (ethylene oxide) or gamma radiation
Good stress crack and impact resistance at room temperature and above
Poor chemical barrier for strong acids and bases
Fair moisture barrier
*Recyclable packaging reference photos please find out at Recyclable Bags and PET Jars