ISO 16929:2013 is used to determine the degree of disintegration of plastic materials in a pilot-scale aerobic composting test under defined conditions. It forms part of an overall scheme for the evaluation of the compostability of plastics as outlined in ISO 17088. The test method laid down in ISO 16929:2013 can also be used to determine the influence of the test material on the composting process and the quality of the compost obtained. It cannot be used to determine the aerobic biodegradability of a test material.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2013-04
Edition : 2Number of pages : 10
Technical Committee:Environmental aspects