Microplastics from textiles released by laundering

Testing of microplastic release during laundering. Microplastics are identified and counted using FTIR-ATR and SEM-EDX. The microplastics are analyzed after the first and the last washing cycle, 10 washing cycles is used. The results are given as mass loss (mg), mass loss (%) and microparticle loss per cleaning cycle index (MLC-index, mg / m2). Also, the identification of released particles is reported.

Suitable sample matrices
Textiles, garments, fabrics.
Minimum sample amount
2 garments or 2 m of fabric
Typical turnaround time
6 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
Device families
ISO/DIS 4484-1:2021-10, AATCC TM212-2021
Method expert
Oona Korhonen
Oona Korhonen
Price (VAT 0)
First sample: 1,123 €
Additional samples: 972 € per sample

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