Manufacture of plastics in primary forms

20.16
Manufacture of plastics in primary forms
This class includes the manufacture of resins, plastics materials and non-vulcanisable thermoplastic elastomers, the mixing and blending of resins on a custom basis, as well as the manufacture of non-customised synthetic resins.

This class includes:
- manufacture of plastics in primary forms:
  • polymers, including those of ethylene, propylene, styrene, vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate and acrylics
  • polyamides
  • phenolic and epoxide resins and polyurethanes
  • alkyd and polyester resins and polyethers
  • silicones
  • ion-exchangers based on polymers
This class also includes:
- manufacture of cellulose and its chemical derivatives
This class excludes:
- manufacture of artificial and synthetic fibres, filaments and yarn, see 20.60
- shredding of plastic products, see 38.32