Factsheet: Standards for biobased products (CEN-TC411)

Standards for biobased products (CEN-TC411)

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
CEN/TC 411 - Bio-based products
Description: 
CEN/TC 411 Scope: i. Development of standards for bio-based products covering horizontal aspects. This includes consistent terminology, sampling, certification tools, bio-based content, application of and correlation towards life cycle analysis, sustainability criteria for biomass used and for final products, and aspects where further harmonization is needed on horizontal level; ii. Development of standards for bio-solvents, covering product functionality, biodegradability and, if necessary, product specific aspects not covered under i. Already published: CEN/TS 16640:2014 - Bio-based products - determination of the bio-based carbon content of products using the radiocarbon method
Goal/Aim: 
Standards for biobased products.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
CEN
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013