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ASTM International - ASTM D6400-99e1

Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 April 1999
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Plastics in general): 83.080.01
scope:

1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities.

1.2 This specification is intended to establish the requirements for labeling of materials and products, including packaging made from plastics, as "compostable in municipal and industrial composting facilities."

1.3 The properties in this specification are those required to determine if plastics and products made from plastics will compost satisfactorily, including biodegrading at a rate comparable to known compostable materials. Further, the properties in the specification are required to assure that the degradation of these materials will not diminish the value or utility of the compost resulting from the composting process.

1.4 The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test methods portion of this standard: 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 health and safety practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Note 1-No equivalent ISO specifications exist for this standard.

Document History

December 1, 2021
Standard Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities
1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted under aerobic conditions in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities, where...
May 1, 2019
Standard Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities
1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted under aerobic conditions in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities, where...
May 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities
1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted under aerobic conditions in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities, where...
September 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics
1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities. 1.2 This specification is intended...
ASTM D6400-99e1
April 10, 1999
Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics
1.1 This specification covers plastics and products made from plastics that are designed to be composted in municipal and industrial aerobic composting facilities. 1.2 This specification is intended...
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