ISO 11721-2:2003 Preview
Textiles -- Determination of the resistance of cellulose-containing textiles to micro-organisms -- Soil burial test -- Part 2: Identification of long-term resistance of a rot retardant finish
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2014. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 11721-2:2003 describes a test procedure for identification of the long-term resistance of a rot-retardant finish against the attack of microorganisms in the soil.
It permits a distinction to be made between rot-retardant finishes with no long-term resistance, with regular long-term resistance and with increased long-term resistance, in order to assess the suitability for use in the tropics.
As the soil burial test is a biological process and the test soil not accurately defined, ISO 11721-2:2003 only covers the comparison of finished and unfinished specimens.
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