Scope: Plastic that undergoes degradation by biological processes during composting to yield CO2, water, inorganic compounds and biomass at a rate consistent with other known compostable materials and leave no visible, distinguishable or toxic residue.
Basis of certification (Test requirements): The certification mark is awarded within the framework of voluntary testing and certification. It demonstrates that the product has been tested and certificated by the third-party organization TUV SUD. The certification mark is only affixed to the products that undergone inspection by TUV SUD Product Service and comply with the criteria quoted below.
Key statements of the certification mark