V (Vinyl) or PVC

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Polyvinyl chloride, commonly abbreviated PVC, is the third-most widely produced plastic, after polyethylene and polypropylene.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Recycling Codes.

V (Vinyl) or PVC is part of the SPI resin identification coding system group.

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The SPI resin identification coding system is a set of symbols placed on plastics to identify the polymer type. It was developed by the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) in 1988, and is used int… read more »

More symbols in Recycling Codes:

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