Recyclability of paper and board - PTS-RH 021:2012 method Category II

Recyclability testing of paper and board packages and graphic print products according to the PTS-RH 021:2012 method (Draft Oct 2019).

The following properties are evaluated:

  • Disintegration behavior and recyclable content

  • Sticky potential

  • Visual appearance

The PTS-RH 021 method has categories depending on whether a deinking process is required. We can offer testing according to the Category II (packaging materials).

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board
Required sample quantity
200g (air dry)
Typical turnaround time
5 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory

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