Questions and Answers Concerning the Use of Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC)

Intended for End Users, this brochure provides basic answers to frequently asked questions regarding:

•Selection and Marking
•Storage and Stacking
•Repeated use and Recycling
•Corporate Social Responsibility

The information provided in this document is intended to facilitate understanding of the key areas of importance on the usage and selection of FIBC. It is not a substitute for expert consultation. To determine the most appropriate FIBC for your application, we strongly recommended consultation with FIBC providers to discuss your environment and specific end-user requirements.

This brochure is available in print through the EFIBCA Secretariat or can be downloaded here.


CE marking of FIBC not permissible according to European legislation – Read the EFIBCA notice Information on the CE Marking of FIBC and more about Directive 2006/42/EC classifications.

EFIBCA article Testing the UV Resistance of FIBCs published in Bulk Distributor Magazine.
Also, read Bulk Distributor article Making the right choice and other articles under Press Releases.

EFIBCA Members uphold high standards – By committing to the EFIBCA Code of Conduct, companies pledge to adhere to recognized ethical and moral principles of business practice… Find out more

EFIBCA Newsletter No. 11