Container Desiccants

Bijlsma Group’s subsidiary RJB International manufactures and supplies professional RJB Drybags™ container desiccants or so called Container Drybags to keep your valued products dry and free from moisture damage during a journey in a sea container. The Container Desiccants designed and produced by our technicians are registered REACH, independently tested by accredited laboratories and meet the highest standards to be applied to any type of cargo “Food and Non-Food” that can use protection against moisture damages.

Apart from our knowledge about the products, we have become experienced with the business processes of our customers during the past decades with shipments all over the world. This combination leads to synergy benefits that result in improved safety on the working environment, lower costs by savings on cargo-damages and cargo-claims and it generates a reduction in the carbon footprint by reducing the use in numbers and reduction on the damage rates.

Available configurations and options

Years of experience in various industries results in a wide range of Container Desiccants, our strength lies in combining machine- and handwork that results in high quality reliable products which are available in multiple configurations sized; 2000, 1400, 1200, 1000, 200 and 100 grams. Apart from our existing assortment we develop and produce Custom Made products like absorbing blankets that can lie directly on the cargo and so called umbrella blankets that float above the load.



Desiccant Bags are manufactured under strict supervision in order to pursue the highest attainable standard. Our Container Desiccants always meet the latest requirements for your industry and come along with;

  • High, safe and balanced adsorption performance (up to 300%)
  • Safe absorption of water out of the air by transforming moisture into a hard gel
  • Easy and quick installation by hand
  • A User Manual and Safety Instruction to prevent accidents
  • Optimal packaging (packed according to your preference) and service

Suitable for


REACH is a regulation of the European Union, adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry. It also promotes alternative methods for the hazard assessment of substances in order to reduce the number of tests on animals. REACH requires a clear Substance identification and CLP regulation, this guarantees the user of the product safety and security with regard to what you receive and use in practice.

REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It entered into force on 1 June 2007. REACH registration for container desiccants is mandatory because significant amounts of the chemical Calcium Chloride is used to actively absorb water out of the air. REACH is a legal obligation in Europe and both the provider and recipient of the product are responsible for the use of a registered product. Bijlsma Group is a European REACH-registered organisation. 


Standards, certifications and regulations

RJB’s Container Desiccants are produced and supplied conform the branch standards and the European and International standards associated with the products and the raw materials used. RJB’s Container Desiccants meet the following important requirements;

  • Compliant REACH – European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Calcium Chloride Grades tested by NEDLAB laboraroties
  • Tested Safely for contact with food – Silliker, a Mérieux Nutriciences company
  • Meeting all land, region, branch bounded standards – FCC, Soncap etc.
  • DIN-ISO 9001-2015 certified organisation


Together with our customers we look specifically at its consumption, application and consideration to make a choice for a product that can be used once or perhaps repeatedly. In addition, our processes are tuned in such a way that we produce and transport as efficiently as possible in order to keep the carbon footprint as low as possible within the products and the overall supply chain.

In practice

Our company have become experienced with moreless all conceivable products shipped in containers, the packaging methods and the business processes of our customers during the past decades with shipments all over the world. We have the knowledge and tools to optimally assist and advise you at all times.

More information

For more specific information about RJB Drybags™ Container Desiccants and moisture prevention in containers please visit CONTAINERDRYBAGS.COM or RJBDRYBAGS.COM.