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Beta Promotes ASTM D6866 Testing at Annual Bio-Based Chemicals Summit

Beta Analytic, Inc., invites participants of the 2nd Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit to visit its booth during the four-day event to be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. The summit starts on February 14, 2011. Beta Analytic Business Development Manager Mauricio Larenas will be available at the exhibit hall to answer questions about the ASTM D6866 method and its relevance to various ecolabels.

More than 120 speakers are scheduled to present at the event. This year’s summit will occur in a simultaneous dual track format. The first track will feature technological advancements while the second track will be about business development. Expected participants of this event include key players in the biobased industry, government representatives, researchers, and financiers.

“I am looking forward to meet prospective clients who want to apply for ecolabels, most notably the USDA BioPreferred Voluntary Labeling Program for biobased products. Under this program, ASTM D6866 testing is required to support biobased content claims. I’d be glad to give them a brief overview about the program and the ASTM D6866 method,” Mr. Larenas says.

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ASTM D6866 Lab Beta Analytic

ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited Beta Analytic is the world’s largest ASTM D6866 lab. The company is based in Miami, Florida, and has sample forwarding facilities in London, UK; Nagoya, Japan; Beijing, China; New Delhi, India; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and North Sydney, Australia.

For better credibility and averaging, Beta Analytic recommends two ASTM D6866 analyses per material if results will be used for certification or ecolabeling purposes. For research and development, the company says one measurement is sufficient. If test results will be used for any kind of product market protection or any purpose that may entail commercial or legal repercussions, Beta Analytic recommends three to four analyses per material.

Beta Analytic also joined other conferences in 2011:
Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Sustainability Summit
BioPlastek 2011 Forum
4th International Congress on Bio-based Plastics and Composites

This entry was posted on Monday, February 14th, 2011 and is filed under Beta Analytic Updates .