This part of ISO 6590 defines terms commonly used in paper sack manufacture. It refers to single- and multi-ply sacks made from paper; it does not refer to bags for the retail trade. It specifies types of sacks, constructional details, materials and describes parts of a sack. It delivers alphabetical indices in three languages.
Legislation related to this standard
Ranges of nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain pre-packaged products
Ranges of nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain pre-packged products (Dir. 80/232/EEC amendment)
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 9, 2007
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