UN Approved Packaging | 4G and 4GV classes | Smurfit Kappa
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UN Approved Packaging - 4G & 4GV

UN Approved packaging for dangerous goods is designed to provide the highest levels of safety and protection

We offer two classes of UN approved packaging for dangerous goods which are 4G and 4GV.

UN Approved 4G boxes

Suitable only in combination with the specific inner packaging with which they have undergone the tests

UN Approved 4GV boxes

Used for shipping objects or inner packaging of any kind, for liquids or solids of packing group I, II, III

Made from strong corrugated cardboard, UN approved packaging for dangerous goods provides the required amount of strength to meet the physical requirements of the supply chain whether by road or air. The pack design along with the selection of the most appropriate board grade, will ensure your dangerous goods arrive at their destination in perfect condition.

All UN approved packaging is laboratory tested to ensure it meets all European and International regulations, giving you total confidence in their safety. Our experienced team will also ensure the administrative process and regulatory approvals are taken care of.

What are the features of UN Approved Packaging - 4G & 4GV?

  • Supplied in a heavy-duty board
  • Standard sizes available
  • Bespoke option to meet your exact size and performance requirements
  • Available with UN Certification 4GV and 4G
  • Tested to meet European and International dangerous goods regulations
  • Shipped flat packed

What are the benefits of UN Approved Packaging - 4G & 4GV?

  • Eliminates damage in transit
  • Confidence in safe transit of goods
  • Assurance that all legal and regulatory obligations are met
  • One stop shop – manufacturing and testing all carried out in-house saving costs
  • Flexibility of supply – standard packs can be purchased in small quantities
  • Environmentally friendly - 100% recyclable and made from a renewable resource

A guaranteed supply from a trusted source

Our certified Chain of Custody is your guarantee of a verifiably sustainable packaging supply chain.

At Smurfit Kappa we understand the importance of sustainability in everything we do, and see it as our responsibility to ensure the products we supply to our customers meet the highest chain of custody standards.

  • 100% of paper produced and sourced for our packaging solutions is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified
  • 90% of packaging supplied to customers is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified

Look out for our stamp of proof on your invoice to give you total peace of mind around the origin of your paper-based packaging.

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How can packaging help you maximise supply chain efficiency?

SupplySmart is a combination of unique tools, data and expertise that enables you to optimise the role of packaging across your supply chain – with the reassurance you’re making fully risk assessed decisions that will deliver measureable cost savings.  

SupplySmart enables you to uncover, target and deliver improvements to packaging to increase efficiency and effectiveness across your supply chain – all the time minimising the risks to your business.

Learn more about SupplySmart

We supply a range of end-of-line packaging machinery

For over 50 years, we’ve developed, produced and installed automated packing lines across many countries and markets.  We combine our packaging automation experience along with world-class packaging expertise to offer you a complete packaging solution.

Our packing line solutions are designed to form, fill, close and palletise packaging and can be customised according to your needs.

We’ll work with you to ensure your packaging machinery solution is delivered with the highest attainable performance at the lowest total cost of ownership.

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