Poly Bags Used
for Meat & Poultry.

This section of Elkay's Poly Bag Foodservice Training Module is designed to quickly provide information regarding the use of poly bags for meat and poultry.

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Glossary


H

HDPE
This is the acronym for High density, (0.95-0.965) polyethylene. It has much higher stiffness, higher temperature resistance and much better water vapor barrier properties than LDPE, but it is considerably hazier.

High-density polyethylene
A conventional (not biodegradable) plastic, as used commonly in single-use plastic carry bags (HDPE).

Hydrocarbon
This is the chemical term for an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen.