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Current standards – container

Current standards – container

April 2017 edition 
This publication lists the active worldwide industry guidelines related to container glass production and products. The British Glass standards library holds most of the specifications listed in the publication and members can borrow copies free of charge by emailing information@britglass.co.uk

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