EPTIS
BAM Logo

Qualitative and quantitative methods of chemical and physical analytics of plastics (Automotive Testing |Identification & Content, Emissions, Chromatography & Spectroscopy)

[Qualitative und quantitative Methoden der chemischen und physikalischen Analytik von Kunststoffen (Automotive Testing |Identifikation & Gehaltsbestimmungen, Emissionen, Chromatographie & Spektroskopie)]

EPTIS factsheet 514934 | Last revision 2018-10-22 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts514934 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts514934

PT provider
PT provider DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing) DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing)
Based in Germany
Language(s) English | German
Remarks The DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German institute for interlaboratory tests) is part of the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid. Over the past 30 years, the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid has earned an international reputation as one of the leading institutions in the field of plastics in Europe. With more than 15 years of experience in organising interlaboratory tests, we are also one of the established providers in this field. Further information about the DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche and our services can be retrieved from our website where you can also register to participate: https://dir-kimw.de/en/ We are glad to assist in any questions that might arise.
Keywords
Product groups Emissions
Plastics
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Calibration
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Thermoplastics Identification of plastic granules -
Ash content ISO 1172:1996-12
Thermogravimetric analysis - filler content | (TGA) ISO 11358-1:2014-07
Quantitative Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) -
Water content (Aquatrac®); CaH2 method ISO 15512:2016-10
Water content (Karl-Fischer) ISO 15512:2016-10
Water absorption | Water content at saturation, Diffusion coefficient, Mass fraction of the absorbed water ISO 62:2008-02
Emission behaviour: Odour test VDA 270:2016-11 / PV 3900:2000-08
Emission behaviour: formaldehyde emission PV 3925; VDA 275
Emission behaviour: emission of organic compounds | total carbon emissions PV 3341:1995-03; VDA 277:1995-01
Emission behaviour: Thermal absorption analysis | VOC value 1 (Volatile Organic Compounds), VOC value 2 (Volatile Organic Compounds), FOG value | Stabilizer content in polyolefins , According to REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (SVHC List) VDA 278:2011-10
Stabilizer content in polyolefins | Phthalate content in plastics for children's articles, in accordance with REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 Annex XVII -
Phthalate content in plastics for children's articles | Phthalate content in plastics for children's articles, in accordance with REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 Annex XVII -
Phthalate content in plastics for children's articles | In accordance with REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 Annex XVII -
Cadmium | According to REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (SVHC List) -
Nonylphenol | in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 Annex II -
Metal release (specific migration) | in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 Annex II -
Primary aromatic amines (specific migration) | according to RoHS (RL 2011/65/EU) -
Total content of lead, cadmium, mercury and chromium | -
Content of Chrome VI | in accordance with Packaging Ordinance (Directive 94/62/EC) -
Content of lead, cadmium, mercury, chromium VI in plastics | in accordance with Packaging Ordinance (RL 94/62/EC) -
Mean molecular masses by GPC Solvent THF | Number average, Weight average, Centrifuge average DIN 55672-1:2016-03
Mean molecular masses by GPC Solvent HFIP Solvent Number average, Weight average, Centrifuge average -
Mean molecular masses by GPC | Number average, Weight average, Centrifuge average -
Relative degradation of material by GPC | Reduction number average, Reduction in weight average, Reduction of centrifuge agent -
Mixture ratios using GPC -
Elastomers / TPE Thermogravimetric analysis; soot content ISO 11358-1:2014-07
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons AfPS GS 2014:01 PAK
Extractable components ISO 1407:2011-12
Mass increase | (Test liquid B) ISO 1817:2015-02
Foils Identification of multilayer films -
Identification of monofoil films -
Emission behaviour: Fogging | Procedure A, Process B or VW PV 3015 DIN 75201:2011-11 Method B
Emission behaviour: Fogging A | Procedure A, Process B or VW PV 3015 DIN 75201:2011-11
Nonwovens and fabrics Thermogravimetric analysis; soot content ISO 11358-1:2014-07
ASTM D4218:2015
Determination of soot dispersion ASTM D5596:2003
Formaldehyde | Formaldehyde in textiles, in accordance with REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 Annex XVII. -
Azo dyes -
Flame retardants -
pH-value ISO 3071:2005-06
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Any interested group is welcom to participate.
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants Depending of the method, between 35 - 8
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Starting at 280€ | Prices and details can be obtained from our website https://dir-kimw.de/en/
Regularly operated Yes (Yearly)
Year of first operation 2002
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing)
Karolinenstr. 8
58507 Lüdenscheid
Germany

Phone: +49 2351 1064-801
Fax: +49 2351 1064-190
Web: https://dir-kimw.de/en/ https://dir-kimw.de/en/
Dr. Andreas Balster
Phone: +49 2351 1064-801
Fax: +49 2351 1064-190
Email: balster@dir-kimw.de balster@dir-kimw.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21