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BS EN 15345:2007

Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of polypropylene (PP) recyclates

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : February 2008

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BS EN 15345:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of polypropylene (PP) recyclates

BS EN 15345 is the European standard that defines a method of specifying delivery conditions for Polypropylene (PP) recyclates.

It gives the most important characteristics and associated test methods for assessing a single batch of PP recyclates intended for use in the production of semi-finished/finished products.

BS EN 15345 is intended to support parties involved in the use of recycled PP to agree on specifications for specific and general applications.

This standard does not cover the characterisation of plastics wastes. See BS EN 15347. This standard is applicable without prejudice to any existing legislation.

Recycling of plastics waste is one type of material recovery process intended to save resources (virgin raw materials, water, and energy), while minimising harmful emissions into air, water and soil as well as any impacts on human health. The environmental impact of recycling has to be assessed over the whole life cycle of the recycling system (from the waste generation point to the disposal of final residues). To ensure that recycling constitutes the best environmental option for treating the available waste, some prerequisites should preferably be met:

  • Recycling scheme being contemplated should generate lower environmental impacts than alternative recovery options
  • Existing or potential market outlets should be identified that will secure a sustainable industrial recycling operation
  • Collection and sorting schemes should be properly designed to deliver recyclable plastics waste fractions fitting reasonably well with the available recycling technologies and with the (changing) needs of the identified market outlets, preferably at minimum costs to society.

This standard has been produced in accordance with the guidance produced by CEN on Environmental Aspects and in accordance with CEN/TR 15353 Plastics. Recycled Plastics. Guidelines for the development of standards relating to recycled plastics.

CEN/TR 15353 considers the general environmental aspects that are specific to the recycling process.

It is often impossible to trace back each individual product at the end user stage and to check whether the product has been used correctly through its life. Consequently, products are out of industrial control for a period of time. During this period, contamination with other materials may occur that could affect the product's suitability for recycling into the intended application.

Contents of BS EN 15345 include:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms, definitions and abbreviated terms
  • Characteristics of PP recyclates
  • Quality Assurance
  • Bibliography

See other standards for recycled plastics:

BS EN 15342:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of polystyrene (PS) recyclates

BS EN 15343:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Plastics recycling traceability and assessment of conformity and recycled content

BS EN 15344:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of polyethylene (PE) recyclates

BS EN 15346:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) recyclates

BS EN 15347:2007 Plastics. Recycled Plastics. Characterization of plastics waste 

BS EN 15348:2007 Plastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) recyclates




Standard NumberBS EN 15345:2007
TitlePlastics. Recycled plastics. Characterization of polypropylene (PP) recyclates
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date29 February 2008
Confirm Date18 July 2018
Cross ReferencesEN 12099, EN 15343, EN ISO 1133, ISO 1133:2005, EN ISO 178, ISO 178:2001, EN ISO 179-1, ISO 179-1:2000, EN ISO 179-2, ISO 179-2:1997, EN ISO 180, ISO 180:2000, EN ISO 472:2001, ISO 472:1999, EN ISO 527-1, ISO 527-1:1993, ISO 527-1:1993/Corrigendum 1 1:1994, EN ISO 527-2, ISO 527-2:1993, ISO 527-2:1993/Corrigendum 1:1994, EN ISO 1183-1, ISO 1183-1:2004, EN ISO 3451-1, ISO 3451-1:1997, CEN/TR 15353:2007, EN ISO 1873-1, ISO 1873-1:1995, UNI 10667-3, UNI 10853-2, EN ISO 1043-2, ISO 1043-2:2000, EN-ISO 1043-3, ISO 1043-3:1996, EN ISO 1043-4, ISO 1043-4:1998, EN ISO 11469, ISO 11469:2000, ASTM D 5577, ASTM D 6288, EN ISO 9001, ISO 9001:2000
International RelationshipsEN 15345:2007
Draft Superseded By05/30097529 DC
DescriptorsThermoplastic polymers, Properties, Composition, Quality control, Quality assurance, Testing, Polypropylene, Contamination, Impurities, Recycling, Plastics
ICS13.030.50
83.080.20
Title in FrenchPlastiques. Plastiques recyclés. Caractérisation des recyclats de polypropylène (PP)
Title in GermanKunststoffe. Kunststoff-Rezyklate. Charakterisierung von Polypropylen (PP)-Rezyklaten
CommitteePRI/89
ISBN978 0 580 53966 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages16
File Size321 KB
Price£126.00


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