ASTM WK49920

    Revision of 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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    Active Standard: D6954 - 04(2013)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D20.96 | Committee D20 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK49920

    1. Rationale

    To develop the current standard guide (ASTM D6954-04 (2013)) to simplify, improve, and make more applicable the testing for aerobic degradation, biodegradation and ecotoxicity for oxo-biodegradable plastic applications in the open environment(s).


    Keywords

    biodegradation; ecotoxicity; environmental degradation; oxidation; photooxidation; thermal;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-07-2015

    Technical Contact:
    Gary Ogden

    Item:
    043

    Ballot:
    D20 (17-08)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution

    Item:
    044

    Ballot:
    D20 (17-08)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution