On which test standards is the testing based?

With regard to the biodegradability of textiles, so far there is only a standard for pure cotton.
The Hohenstein tests have been developed based on the following standards:

  • DIN EN ISO 11721-1: Textiles - Determination of resistance of cellulose-containing textiles to microorganisms
  • DIN EN ISO 846: Plastics - Evaluation of the action of microorganisms on plastics
  • DIN EN 13432: Packaging - Requirements for packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation