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The method applies to the following materials, provided they have a known carbon content:
— natural and/or synthetic polymers, copolymers or mixtures;
— plastic materials that contain additives such as plasticizers, colorants, or other compounds;
— water-soluble polymers.
It does not apply to materials which exhibit inhibitory effects on the test microorganisms at the concentration chosen for the test.
NOTE Inhibitory effects can be determined by an inhibition test (e.g. ISO 13641-1 or ISO 13641-2).