ASTM International - ASTM D6002-96

Standard Guide for Assessing the Compostability of Environmentally Degradable Plastics

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 August 1996
Status: historical
Page Count: 7
scope:

1.1 This guide covers suggested criteria, procedures, and a general approach to establish the compostability of environmentally degradable plastics.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Note 1-There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.

Document History

August 10, 1996
Standard Guide for Assessing the Compostability of Environmentally Degradable Plastics (Withdrawn 2011)
Plastics that are designed to degrade after use have been developed. These materials are intended to enhance existing solid waste landfill diversion programs by allowing difficult to recycle...
ASTM D6002-96
August 10, 1996
Standard Guide for Assessing the Compostability of Environmentally Degradable Plastics
1.1 This guide covers suggested criteria, procedures, and a general approach to establish the compostability of environmentally degradable plastics. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all...
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