ISO 18188:2016 Preview

Specification of polypropylene drinking straws

ISO 18188:2016 specifies the general characteristics, requirements and methods for testing of polypropylene (PP) drinking straws (herein after called PP straws). It is applicable to PP straws having an inner diameter of 3 mm to 12 mm.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2016-02
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 7
  • :
    ISO/TC 61/SC 11
  • 67.250
    Materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs
    Other rubber and plastics products

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Straws get a sip of standardization
Colorful, functional and fun, both kids and adults love them. Billions of drinking straws are produced each year; yet despite their worldwide use, plastic (polypropylene) straws had never been the subject of standards and specifications.

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