COVID-19 Notice: WE ARE OPEN AND OPERATING NORMALLY
Beta Analytic, as a laboratory, is considered an essential business under Florida's statewide Stay-at-Home Order. Taking the necessary measures to maintain employees' safety, we continue to operate and accept samples for analysis. IRELAND - Our forwarding office in Dublin is CLOSED at this time due to the current government restrictions. Please contact us BEFORE sending your samples so we can recommend you the best way to proceed.
NOTE: Beta Analytic is not affiliated with DIN CERTCO or the DIN-Geprüft Biobased program. However, you are welcome to contact BETA ANALYTIC on how to submit samples for testing as part of the DIN CERTCO accreditation.
DIN CERTCO, a certification organization in Germany, launched its program for biobased products in 2010. A whole product or specific components can be certified under this scheme. DIN-Geprüft Biobased has three quality levels which indicates a product’s biobased content – Biobased 20-50%, Biobased 50-85%, and Biobased >85%. These labels of biobased content are found on the certification mark together with the DIN-Geprüft Biobased logo and the certification applicant’s registration number.
|Product Eligibility||– Applicable to products which are wholly or partly produced from biobased raw materials
– Not applicable to medical products, fuels with fossil components, and products that are poisonous, acidic, carcinogenic, mutagenic or harmful to the environment
(double minimum requirement)
|– Must be at least 20% biobased according to ASTM D6866, CEN/TS 16137 or ISO 16620
– Must be at least 50% organic according to DIN 18128 or EN 13039
|Certification Validity||– 6 years (verification testing is performed in the second and fourth year of validity to ensure compliance)|
Note: For applicants whose products do not meet the required minimum biobased content, a biobased content certification can be issued but they are not allowed to use the DIN-Geprüft Biobased certification mark.
Located in Miami, Florida, Beta Analytic supports the biobased industry by providing fast, accurate, high-quality ASTM D6866, CEN/TS 16137 and ISO 16620 testing. It is an ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited testing laboratory operating in conformance with ISO 9001:2008 management system requirements. The lab has offices and representatives in São Paulo, Brazil; Xiamen, China; Dublin, Ireland; Nagoya, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and London, UK.
Beta Analytic has provided ASTM D6866 testing to biobased product manufacturers and distributors since 2004.
Page last updated: April 2020