Absorbag Shipping Container Desiccant

Absorbag Shipping Container Desiccant is one of Absortech’s original shipping desiccants, it is used to protect cargo during shipping and storage from damage caused by humidity problems. Like the Absorpole, the Absorbag is designed to sit in the corrugated recesses of the container wall but does not contain the rigid casing. It is ideally suited for shipping containers that allow free space between the exported cargo and container walls. The Absorbag’s active ingredient is calcium chloride, which has the proven ability of aggressively removing moisture from the air and can absorb up to 150% of its weight in moisture.


How Absorbag works

Absorbag Shipping Container Desiccant is activated once it is removed from its plastic sleeve. The calcium chloride, at the top of the bag, immediately starts to absorb moisture from the surrounding air.

The desiccant material gradually dissolves into brine which is captured in a separate collector. Once captured, the moisture will not re-evaporate into the air.


Typical Applications

– Agricultural products
– Textiles and leather
– Wood and paper products
– Plastics, glass and metals
– Electronics and machinery
– Automotive parts
– Canned goods


Patented Solution

Absorbag is protected by foreign and US patents including US Patent No. 6,273,942


Units Needed


Absorbag is made only of PE/PP plastics and salt, which are non-toxic and recyclable. Absorbag is a one-time use product and can be disposed with regular waste. For more information see our Absorbag Installation & Disposal Guide.


Why use Absorbag?

– Easy to install and remove
– Superior absorption rate
– Fewer poles needed
– Very cost effective
– Long lasting, protects throughout the entire voyage
– No loss of load space
– Environmentally friendly, no toxic materials

Additional information

Carton Weight20 kg
Carton Dimensions48 × 30 × 24 cm
Unit Length:

1,250 mm

Unit Width:

135 mm

Unit Depth:

50 mm

Unit Weight:

1.5 kg

Working temperature:

–20° C to +80° C

Absorbing medium:

Calcium chloride (CAS registry number 10043-52-4)

Absorption capacity:

Up to 150%


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Please find below all relevant Technical Product Sheets, Material Safety Data Sheets etc…

Absorbag Brochure
Absorbag Installation & Disposal Guide
Absorbag Installation Video

4 reviews for 1.5 kg Absorbag Shipping Container Desiccant – (12pcs/ctn)

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  1. 5.00 out of 5

    Patrice (verified owner)

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    Works great! will buy again

    • Debbi Miller (store manager)

      Hi Patrice,

      Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we’re glad to hear you’ll be back for more.

      The Pro-Ex Team

  2. 5.00 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Product seems good compared to what we have used in the past, once container arrives at destination will advise if any issues

    • Debbi Miller (store manager)


      Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we’re glad to hear you are happy with our product so far.

      The Pro-Ex Team

  3. 5.00 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

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    They are great they are blasting the moisture out of shed. No mould ✌️

    • Debbi Miller (store manager)

      Hi Marty,

      Thank you for your review, we’re happy to help.

      The Pro-Ex Team

  4. 5.00 out of 5

    Rebekah (verified owner)

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    Exactly what I needed for my shipping container and garage. Good service and good shipping. Will buy again.

    • Lee Bacon (store manager)

      Thank You Rebekah,

      We’re happy to be of service.

      The Pro-Ex Team

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