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Evaluation of a biotest battery for the ecotoxicological characterisation of waste: ring test with 60 laboratories from 15 countries

In contrast to other standardisation projects the aim of this project was to standardise a test battery, not a single test, to be used for the hazard assessment of wastes. The ecotoxicological characterization of waste is part of its assessment as hazardous or non-hazardous according to the European Waste List (EWL). For this classification 15 […]

Identification of wastes hazardous to the environment in mirror entries of the AVV

The ecotoxicological characterisation of waste according to the European Waste List is part of the assessment as hazardous or non-hazardous. So far, no methodological details have been fixed concerning the hazard criterion H14 (‘ecotoxic’). Using the recommendations of the CEN Guideline 14735 (2005), experiences made in an international ring test sponsored by UBA, and a […]