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BS ISO 7409:2018 pdf free

BS ISO 7409:2018 pdf free.Fertilizers – Marking – Presentation and declarations
Marking can take the form of package markings, quality assurance documents, labels, electronic labels,etc. The information can be added to bags by printing, labels, stickers, etc. The use of electronic labels,such as two-dimensional (2D) codes, is encouraged. Electronic labels should be legible and conspicuous on a discrete area of the principal display panel and shall include, at a minimum, the information related to package markings.
Position: A rectangular space for marking shall be located in the centre of one of the main faces of the container/label. The edges of the space shall be parallel to the edges of the container.
Measurement: Its edges shall be at least 65 % of the length of the container. The total area for marking shall be at least 10 % of the face selected.
Label information: The technical information of the label on the container should be easy to read. Any picture, brand or logo used in the marking should not obstruct the quick identification of text messages.
Declarations shall be marked within the above-mentioned area.
It is recommended that the type and grade be also marked on the sides or gussets of non-rigid containers.
NOTE The front side of the container often contains the brand or logo.
Three sizes of characters shall be used, according to the area of the space for marking (7.1.1), so that the information can be set out clearly. These three sizes shall be in a ratio X/Y/Z, which may vary only within the limits indicated in Table 1.
The size of lower-case characters shall be determined by the height of the letters without a down stroke (for example, e, o, u, n).
The height of the upper-case characters shall be typographically consistent with the height of the lower-case characters.
If the dimensions and the shape of the container permit it, the space for marking shall have a minimum size of 120 mm × 70 mm. All the other requirements specified in 7.1 shall be followed, with the exception of the minimum/ maximum size ratios given in 7.1.2, which should be approximated.
Marking may take the form of adhesive or similar labels, tie-on labels, etc, with appropriate size. The requirements specified in Clause 7 shall be followed.BS ISO 7409 pdf download.

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