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  • EN ISO 14851 : 2004

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    DETERMINATION OF THE ULTIMATE AEROBIC BIODEGRADABILITY OF PLASTIC MATERIALS IN AN AQUEOUS MEDIUM - METHOD BY MEASURING THE OXYGEN DEMAND IN A CLOSED RESPIROMETER

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    Superseded date:  17-04-2019

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 Principle
    5 Test environment
    6 Reagents
    7 Apparatus
    8 Procedure
    9 Calculation and expression of results
    10 Validity of results
    11 Test report
    Annex A (informative) Theoretical oxygen demand (ThOD)
    Annex B (informative) Correction of BOD values for interference
                          by nitrification
    Annex C (informative) Principle of a closed manometric
                          respirometer
    Annex D (informative) Two-phase closed-bottle version of the
                          respirometric test
    Annex E (informative) Example of the determination of a carbon
                          balance
    Annex F (informative) Example of a determination of the amount
                          of water-insoluble polymer remaining at
                          the end of a biodegradation test and the
                          molecular mass of the polymer
    Annex G (informative) Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
                         publications with their relevant European
                         publications

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    Specifies a method, by measuring the oxygen demand in a closed respirometer, for the determination of the degree of aerobic biodegradability of plastic materials, including those containing formulation additives.

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    Committee TC 249
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS PD CEN/TR 17105 : 2017 CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS - ASSESSMENT OF RELEASE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES - GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF ECOTOXICITY TESTS APPLIED TO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
    S.R. CEN TR 15822:2009 PLASTICS - BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS IN OR ON SOIL - RECOVERY, DISPOSAL AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
    UNE-CEN/TR 15822:2011 IN Plastics - Biodegradable plastics in or on soil - Recovery, disposal and related environmental issues
    S.R. CEN/TR 17105:2017 CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS - ASSESSMENT OF RELEASE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES - GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF ECOTOXICITY TESTS APPLIED TO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
    UNI CEN/TR 15822 : 2010 PLASTICS - BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS IN OR ON SOIL - RECOVERY, DISPOSAL AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
    CEN/TR 17105 : 2017 CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS - ASSESSMENT OF RELEASE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES - GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF ECOTOXICITY TESTS APPLIED TO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
    DIN EN 14987 E : 2007 PLASTICS - EVALUATION OF DISPOSABILITY IN WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS - TEST SCHEME FOR FINAL ACCEPTANCE AND SPECIFICATIONS
    DIN EN 14995 E : 2007 PLASTICS - EVALUATION OF COMPOSTABILITY - TEST SCHEME AND SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 14987 : 2006 PLASTICS - EVALUATION OF DISPOSABILITY IN WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS - TEST SCHEME FOR FINAL ACCEPTANCE AND SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 14995:2006 Plastics. Evaluation of compostability. Test scheme and specifications
    CEN/TR 15822 : 2009 PLASTICS - BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS IN OR ON SOIL - RECOVERY, DISPOSAL AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
    DIN EN 14995:2007-03 Plastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme and specifications
    DIN EN 14987:2007-02 Plastics - Evaluation of disposability in waste water treatment plants - Test scheme for final acceptance and specifications
    EN 14995:2006 Plastics - Evaluation of compostability - Test scheme and specifications
    EN 14987 : 2006 PLASTICS - EVALUATION OF DISPOSABILITY IN WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS - TEST SCHEME FOR FINAL ACCEPTANCE AND SPECIFICATIONS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 11923:1997 Water quality Determination of suspended solids by filtration through glass-fibre filters
    ISO 10708:1997 Water quality Evaluation in an aqueous medium of the ultimate aerobic biodegradability of organic compounds Determination of biochemical oxygen demand in a two-phase closed bottle test
    ASTM D 5271 : 2002 Standard Test Method for Determining the Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in an Activated-Sludge-Wastewater-Treatment System (Withdrawn 2011)
    ASTM D 3536 : 1991 Test Method for Molecular Weight Averages and Molecular Weight Distribution of Polystyrene by Liquir Exclusion Chromatography (Gel Permeation Chromatography - GPC) (Withdrawn 1996)
    ISO 9408:1999 Water quality Evaluation of ultimate aerobic biodegradability of organic compounds in aqueous medium by determination of oxygen demand in a closed respirometer
    ISO 8245:1999 Water quality Guidelines for the determination of total organic carbon (TOC) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC)
    ISO/TR 15462:2006 Water quality Selection of tests for biodegradability
    ISO 8192:2007 Water quality Test for inhibition of oxygen consumption by activated sludge for carbonaceous and ammonium oxidation
    ISO 10634:1995 Water quality Guidance for the preparation and treatment of poorly water-soluble organic compounds for the subsequent evaluation of their biodegradability in an aqueous medium
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