~Renowned European international certification facility approves DaniMer’s products as biodegradable in water~
August 9, 2012
BAINBRIDGE, GA – DaniMer Scientific’s 12291 film resins have been officially certified as biodegradable in water by Vinçotte International, a renowned inspection facility headquartered in Vilvoorde, Belgium. The OK biodegradable water label guarantees biodegradation in a natural fresh water environment, and thus substantially contributes to the reduction of waste in rivers, lakes or any natural fresh water.
“The OK Biodegradable Water Certification is a unique certification that is very difficult to achieve,” says Scott Tuten, Senior Vice President of DaniMer Scientific. “We conducted extensive research to design this breakthrough product that will fully degrade in water. DaniMer is pleased to announce the introduction of this revolutionary and environmentally friendly product into the bioplastics marketplace.”
DaniMer’s film resins are specifically designed for the efficient conversion and production of: disposable shopping bags, compostable bags, odor barrier packaging products and agricultural mulch film, among others. To view DaniMer’s OK Biodegradable Water Compost Certification, please visit: www.danimer.com/news.
Vinçotte is an independent organisation that specializes in inspection, certification and testing activities focused on safety, quality and the environment. IT employs over 1800 people worldwide. Tapping into the experience it has built up throughout its 100-year-old history, Vincotte developed the OK Compost conformity mark, its specification and its logo.
About DaniMer Scientific:
DaniMer Scientific, an international corporation, believes people’s lives can be improved and the environment can be better protected by utilizing renewable resources to manufacture articles that are intended for short-term use. One of the company’s goals is to reduce dependence on petroleum, enabling people and communities to benefit from environmentally-friendly products. For more information about DaniMer Scientific, please visit: www.danimer.com.