EN 17228:2019

Plastics - Bio-based polymers, plastics, and plastics products - Terminology, characteristics and communication

Publication date:   Jun 17, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 13, 2019

CEN

CEN/TC 249 Plastics

European Norm

83.080.01   Plastics in general

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Scope

This document specifies the vocabulary, methods for characterization, and templates for reporting about bio-based polymers, plastics, and plastics products (including semi-finished plastics products and composites).
In particular this document covers: terminology, bio-based content, bio-based carbon content, Life Cycle Assessment, sustainability aspects, and declaration tools.
Biocompatible polymers and plastics for medical applications covered by specific provisions are out of the scope of this document.

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
CEN/TR 15932:2010

Replaces
CEN/TS 16295:2012

Replaces
CEN/TS 16137:2011

Replaces
CEN/TS 16398:2012

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PUBLISHED
EN 17228:2019
60.60 Standard published
Mar 13, 2019