CIE whiteness of paper or paperboard

The CIE whiteness test measures the whiteness of paper or board under the CIE D65 daylight standard.

The method gives the complete visible spectral range (VIS) information about whiteness, unlike the ISO (ISO 2470) method, which operates only in the blue light region. The test is not suitable for colored papers with fluorescent dyes.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board that are not colored with fluorescent dyes
Required sample quantity
Four A4 sheets
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
67 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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