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Chemical Intermediates

Chemical intermediates are substances manufactured for chemical processing to be transformed into another substance. They are used for the synthesis and production of various chemicals and products and are often the result of chemical reactions occurring during final product manufacturing. These chemical intermediates are critical because they directly produce plastics, dyes, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, etc. Some examples of chemical intermediates include acetic acid and ethylene glycol. These chemicals are often made on a large scale and are critical to the chemical manufacturing supply chain. Ultimately producing these chemical intermediates leads to the economical and efficient production of a wide variety of goods necessary to the economy and supply chain. 

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  • When you partner with FreightCenter, a premier 3PL (Third Party Logistics) company with over twenty-four years of experience within the logistics industry, you are choosing success. Over the decades, our team has dealt with nearly every shipment imaginable. There is no shipment process we cannot help you with!
  • FreightCenter employs a knowledgeable staff that is always willing to learn and grow with industry changes and advancements. We are ready to answer any questions you have throughout the entire process!
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Shipping Chemical Intermediates

Chemical Intermediates are likely to be classified as hazardous materials by most carriers. Packaging these chemicals properly is non-negotiable to avoid fines, shipping delays, and potential accidents. The first part of properly shipping chemical intermediates is understanding the chemical intermediates and their properties. It is essential to know precisely what you are sending—awareness of your product’s hazards, reactivity, toxicity, flammability, and special handling requirements. The SDS (Safety Data Sheets) are critical in determining chemical information and safety; consult chemical experts if further guidance is needed. 

Next, you must choose an adequate container. Choose a sturdy container compatible with the intermediates, proven resistant to corrosion, leakage, and damage. Some standard packaging options include plastic containers, (IBCs) intermediate bulk containers, and glass bottles. Remember that reactive chemical intermediates, or ones prone to leaking, may require secondary containers like sealed bags and bottles. Secondary containers provide national protection to the primary package. Ensure the containers offer protection and coverage by only filling up to a certain level to prevent leakage or damage. Leave enough space at the top of the container to account for any expansion or contraction. 

Another critical detail to account for in shipping chemical intermediates is shifting products. All products are prone to movement and potential damage during transit, so it is crucial to ensure they are secured with outer shipping containers. Appropriate cushioning materials like bubble wrap, packing peanuts, and more absorbent materials can provide extra protection against spills and shocks. 

Lastly, on the packaging side of things, accurately label the chemicals being shipped. Failing to do so could cause severe injury, damage, and loss. Carriers must know precisely what they are sending to protect themselves and prevent shipment damage. Packages must be labeled with appropriate hazard symbols, ID numbers, product names, and handling instructions. Pay attention to necessary labeling details like size, color, and placement. Ensure that you have packaged the shipment with appropriate labels before shipping them. 

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