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Renowned Italian lab authorized for OK compost certification test

  •   02/19/2021
  •   Created by TUEV AUSTRIA

Laboratori ARCHA S.r.l. belongs to the most renowned scientific institutions in Europe. Based in Pisa, Italy,  ARCHA specialises in applied chemistry lab and has recently been authorized to perform tests as part of the OK compost HOME certification programme.

The OK compost authorization makes ARCHA the only lab in Italy - and one in a select group of only three laboratories in all of Europe - which is recognized in the following three packaging end-of-life certification systems:

  • TEST for "OK Biodegradable SOIL" - all types of tests
  • TEST for "OK compost HOME" - all types of tests
  • TEST for "OK compost INDUSTRIAL" - all types of tests

Issued by TÜV AUSTRIA, the "OK COMPOST INDUSTRIAL", "OK BIODEGRADABLE SOIL" und "OK compost HOME" certifications guarantee and attest the compostability of packaging and materials in various scenarios according to EN 13432 and the specific test schemes.

Further details on OK compost certification systems at tuvaustria.com/okcompost

These certifications concern all enterprises that manufacture packaging from plastics, paper, cardboard, additives (adhesives, dyes, plasticizers, ...), that print, process and distribute - in short the entire packaging chain.

ARCHA is delighted over the authorization and possibility to offer an even broader scope of solutions and services in the fields of environment, quality, safety and social responsibility.

[Translate to English:] Laboratori ARCHA S.r.l. zur Durchführung von OK compost-Zertifizierungstests zugelassen

[Translate to English:] Laboratori ARCHA S.r.l. zur Durchführung von OK compost-Zertifizierungstests zugelassen

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