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БДС EN 14995:2007

Plastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme and specifications

Apr 30, 2007

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90.20     Oct 15, 2022

90.60    Feb 18, 2023



European Standard

13.030.99     83.080.01  




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This European Standard specifies requirements and procedures to determine the compostability or anaerobic treatability of plastic materials by addressing four characteristics:
I) biodegradability,
II) disintegration during biological treatment,
III) effect on the biological treatment process and
IV) effect on the quality of the resulting compost.
NOTE For packaging EN 13432 applies.

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БДС EN 14995:2007
90.20 Standard under periodical review
Oct 15, 2022

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Аn opinion on draft and published standards at national, European and international level can be given at stage 40.20 Public Enquiry, 90.20 Systematic review and 95.20 Proposal for withdrawal for pure national standards.

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