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What does OK Biodegradable WATER Certification mean?

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OK biodegradable WATER

Products certified for OK Biodegradable WATER guarantee biodegradation in a natural, freshwater environment, and thus substantially contribute to the reduction of waste in rivers, lakes or any natural fresh water.


Criteria required to be satisfied to be awarded OK Biodegradable WATER certification status:-

  • Passes ISO14851 Freshwater Biodegradability testing.
    • A level of >90% biodegradation within 56 days relative to the microcrystalline cellulose control is required to meet the pass criteria.
  • Passes evaluation of product data to ensure it’s not ecotoxic in aquatic environments

Bioglitter and ‘OK Biodegradable WATER’ Certification

Cosmetic Bioglitter PURE is OK Biodegradable WATER certified

Cosmetic Bioglitter SPARKLE and Deco Bioglitter SPARKLE:  are not OK Biodegradable Water certified, however, ISO14851 testing demonstrates we are only 3% off meeting the biodegradability performance criteria to become certified.