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The BPI Certification Process


Approved Test
 Independent Review BPI License Agreement  Review of Marketing Materials & Claims
Applicant obtains ASTM test results on product. Click here for a list of BPI-Approved Labs.
After testing is completed, the BPI,  NSF and  the applicant enter into NDA.  Applicant provides product description including resins or ingredients used, pigments, maximum thicknesses and tradename for product to be sold. Click here to Request an NDA.
BPI-NSF assigns appropriate independent authority to review test results. Applicant submits test results and samples directly to BPI reviewer. After independent review of test results, applicant enters into licensing agreement granting them right to use The Compostable Logo and other BPI trademarks. License is valid for three years. Applicant prepares sample artwork of packaging, web pages, brochures & advertising using the compostable logo. BPI will periodically test and inspect products in the market for compliance.

Click here to download a PDF version of this process.

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