Plastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme and specifications

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.

Kunststoffe - Bewertung der Kompostierbarkeit - Prüfschema und Spezifikationen

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen und Verfahren fest zum Bestimmen der Kompostierbarkeit oder anaeroben Behandelbarkeit von Kunststoffmaterialien mit Hilfe folgender vier Eigenschaften:
1)   biologische Abbaubarkeit;
2)   Desintegration während der biologischen Behandlung;
3)   Auswirkung auf den biologischen Behandlungsprozess;
Auswirkung auf die Qualität des entstandenen Komposts.

Matières plastiques - Evaluation de la compostabilité - Programme d'essais et spécifications

Polimerni materiali - Vrednotenje primernosti za kompostiranje - Preskusna shema in specifikacije

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Plastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme and specificationsPolimerni materiali - Vrednotenje primernosti za kompostiranje - Preskusna shema in specifikacijeMatieres plastiques - Evaluation de la compostabilité - Programme d'essais et spécificationsKunststoffe - Bewertung der Kompostierbarkeit - Prüfschema und SpezifikationenTa slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 14995:2006SIST EN 14995:2007en;fr;de83.080.01Polimerni materiali na splošnoPlastics in general13.030.99Drugi standardi v zvezi z odpadkiOther standards related to wastesICS:SLOVENSKI
STANDARDSIST EN 14995:200701-april-2007

EUROPEAN STANDARDNORME EUROPÉENNEEUROPÄISCHE NORMEN 14995December 2006ICS 13.030.99; 83.080.01 English VersionPlastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme andspecificationsMatières plastiques - Evaluation de la compostabilité -Programme d'essais et spécificationsKunststoffe - Bewertung der Kompostierbarkeit -Prüfschema und SpezifikationenThis European Standard was approved by CEN on 9 November 2006.CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this EuropeanStandard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such nationalstandards may be obtained on application to the Central Secretariat or to any CEN member.This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translationunder the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Central Secretariat has the same status as the officialversions.CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATIONCOMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIONEUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNGManagement Centre: rue de Stassart, 36
B-1050 Brussels© 2006 CENAll rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reservedworldwide for CEN national Members.Ref. No. EN 14995:2006: E

EN 14995:2006 (E) 2 Contents Page Foreword.3 Introduction.4 1 Scope.5 2 Normative references.5 3 Terms and definitions.6 4 Requirements.6 5 Organization of a test scheme.8 6 Laboratory tests on biodegradability.8 7 Determination of disintegration.8 8 Quality of the final compost.9 Annex A (normative)
Evaluation criteria.11 Annex B (informative)
Flow chart of evaluation of organic recoverability of plastic materials.13 Annex C (informative)
Prerequisites and quality of compost for evaluating composting of plastic materials.17 Annex D (normative)
Determination of ecotoxic effects to higher plants.18 Bibliography.20

EN 14995:2006 (E) 3 Foreword This document (EN 14995:2006) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 249 "Plastics", the secretariat of which is held by IBN/BIN. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by June 2007, and conflicting national standards shall be wit

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