Compostability & Biodegradability
Products made with BioLogiQ’s iQ® (NuPlastiQ)® are durable and shelf-stable. They will not degrade (fragment) or cause degradation simply because of the presence of oxygen or UV light.
BioBlend BC Resins:
Blending iQ (NuPlastiQ) with other compostable resins such as PBS, PHA, PBAT or PLA will result in BioBlend BC products that biodegrade in Industrial or compost conditions. In its pure form, NuPlastiQ will biodegrade as fast or faster than cellulose or any other kind of bioplastic on the market today.
iQ (NuPlastiQ) and several BioBlend BC grades have passed standardized tests for compostability and are certified by TUV to meet the criteria specified in ASTM D6400 and EN 13432. Some BioBlend BC grades have also passed the China Standard Biodegradability Test GB/T 19277.1-2011.
* All tests we performed by independent third-party laboratories. Copies of the reports are available for review. These results may not be applied to all products made using iQ (NuPlastiQ).
iQ (NuPlastiQ) CG is certified as ‘OK Biodegradable Marine’ by TUV. We have also designed some thin films that biodegrade within one year in ocean water when tested according to ASTM-D6691.
BioBlend XP/XD Resins
BioBlend XP and XD resins reduce carbon footprint versus fossil-based plastics. BioBlend XP and XD resins are designed to be durable and can be recycled with special considerations. BioBlend XP/XD are not designed to be meet compostability standards. Biodegradability information on BioBlend XP and XD resins is provided for B2B discussions and decision making. BioLogiQ doesn’t support B2C communication on polyolefin biodegradation.