Chemical Labels

Chemical labels can be subject to exposure to high temperatures, chemicals, sunlight or rough handling and meet very specific legal standards: the materials they’re printed on, how they’re printed, particular inks and the correct adhesive used.

With 50 years of market leading expertise in label printing, we have extensive experience in chemical label production and understand the importance of performance in this industry including regulatory compliance. Whether you’re a chemical importer, supplier, manufacturer or a business which uses hazardous chemicals. Our specialists will ensure the right labels to last the life of the product.

Common applications

  • Agricultural labels, Fertiliser labels
  • Cleaning labels, Car care labels Fertiliser labels 
  • Hazardous labels
  • Oil & Lubricant labels
  • Pest control labels, Weed control labels
  • Paint labels, Drum labels
  • Intermediate bulk container labels
  • Pool labels

Things to consider

  • Labels must be durable and subject to exposure to high temperatures, chemicals, UV or rough handling
  • Variety of containers & heat-sensitive conditions
  • GHS compliance & correct use of symbology
  • Utilising multiface and booklet labels for additional content. Your label must be easy to read
  • Barcoding (2D & QR) & Variable Data
  • Highly specialised product information and identification including serial numbers, warnings and safety information

Recommended materials for Chemical Labels:

  • Specialist materials in Gloss or Matt PP, PE and PET.
  • UV inks for light-fast print
  • Use of finishes/laminate to protect the label.

Need help?

Knowing the end use or application of your labels is essential. It impacts the choice of face stock, adhesive and liner as well as options for printing and finishing. Here are some of the questions you can expect and how it helps to give you the best possible solution:

  • Where is it going and what do you want to achieve?
  • What is the size of the label?
  • How many labels do you want or use & over what period of time?
  • How is it being applied?
  • More details

These are the ways we enhance the aesthetics of a label, but can also have a pragmatic purpose to improve the performance or life of the label. There are many options available to create stunning effects: special inks, varnishes, laminates, foils and embossing. More details

We aim to make your quoting or proofing process as smooth and efficient as possible. When sending artwork or art files please note:

  • Our pre-press teams use programs on a Macintosh platform.
  • Proofs and approvals via email, postal mail or in person.
  • All new label designs require art approval before we proceed.
  • Artwork can be supplied in Illustrator, InDesign, pdf, eps, ArtPro.
  • Save artwork as a print ready pdf file or eps file.
  • Supply all necessary links and fonts or convert all fonts to outlines.
  • Supply images as high resolution, minimum 300dpi.
  • A fee is applicable for processing files not in above format.
  • Please do not supply Microsoft Publisher of Word files as artwork.
  • Check proofs thoroughly before approving as we will not accept responsibility for errors that have been incorrectly approved.

Our graphic design team are also able to design or modify your labels and packaging at highly competitive rates.

Need a quote?

Let’s discuss the solutions for your labels