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FG505 – Aerobic biodisintegration/biodegradation tests

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  • Flushability
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One of 7 core tests, all of which must be passed in order to support a ‘flushable’ claim for a nonwoven sheet designed, marketed or commonly used in a bathroom setting or for toileting purposes.
8/11/2013 10:00:00 PM
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This test guideline includes both an Aerobic Biodisintegration Test (FG505A) and an Aerobic Biodegradation Test (FG505B).  The Biodisintegration Test determines product disintegration after incubation, while the Aerobic Biodegradation Test measures the amount of carbon dioxide produced under specific conditions.

One of 7 core tests, all of which must be passed in order to support a ‘flushable’ claim for a nonwoven sheet designed, marketed or commonly used in a bathroom setting or for toileting purposes.

A copy of the Flushability Guidelines document, labelling Code of Practice and logos, can be downloaded, free of charge, at the Flushability page (http://www.edana.org/industry-initiatives/flushability).

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