TECHNICAL REPORT CONFORMING TO CRITERIA DEFINED BY: TECHNICAL DISCIPLINARY DT 20/01 UNI EN 13432:2002 FOR “BIODEGRADABLE LEATHER – GREEN LABEL”
The preliminary analytical characterizations performed on sample “PELLE ORGANICA E METAL FREE AD USO SPECIALE/PELLETTERIA/AUTOMOTIVE“ were used to verify the absence of heavy metals and fluorine.
According to the results the sample complies with the requirements of UNI EN 13432:2002.
The test material also complies for the biodegradability degree in composting conditions, providing an average biodegradation degree at the plateau value (about 117 days) 92,3% and for the disintegration test with 100% as final average disintegration degree.
The final compost obtained from the sample disintegration test complies with the requirements of the Italian and European Regulations for fertilizers.
No significant difference was observed with regard to the germination between the control compost and the test compost.
Sample showed no phytotoxic effect.