ASTM D6954 - 04(2013) Standard Guide for Exposing and Testing Plastics that Degrade in the Environment by a Combination of Oxidation and Biodegradation


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    D7444 Standard Practice for Heat and Humidity Aging of Oxidatively Degradable Plastics

    D7475 Standard Test Method for Determining the Aerobic Degradation and Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials under Accelerated Bioreactor Landfill Conditions


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    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D3826 Practice for Determining Degradation End Point in Degradable Polyethylene and Polypropylene Using a Tensile Test

    D3987 Test Method for Shake Extraction of Solid Waste with Water

    D5071 Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus

    D5208 Practice for Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics

    D5272 Practice for Outdoor Exposure Testing of Photodegradable Plastics

    D5338 Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under Controlled Composting Conditions, Incorporating Thermophilic Temperatures

    D5510 Practice for Heat Aging of Oxidatively Degradable Plastics

    D5526 Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under Accelerated Landfill Conditions

    D5951 Practice for Preparing Residual Solids Obtained After Biodegradability Standard Methods for Plastics in Solid Waste for Toxicity and Compost Quality Testing

    D5988 Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in Soil

    D6002 Guide for Assessing the Compostability of Environmentally Degradable Plastics

    D6400 Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities

    E1440 Guide for Acute Toxicity Test with the Rotifer Brachionus