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ISO 16559:2022

Solid biofuels — Vocabulary

Jan 11, 2022

General information

60.60     Jan 11, 2022


ISO/TC 238

International Standard

27.190     75.160.40     01.040.75  

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This document establishes a vocabulary for solid biofuels. This document only includes raw and processed material originating from
—    forestry and arboriculture,
—    agriculture and horticulture, and
—    aquaculture.
NOTE 1   Chemically treated material cannot include halogenated organic compounds or heavy metals at levels higher than those in typical virgin material values (see also ISO 17225-1:2021, Annex B) or higher than typical values of the country of origin.
NOTE 2   Raw and processed material includes woody, herbaceous, fruit and aquatic biomass and biodegradable waste originating from above sectors.
Materials originating from different recycling processes of end-of-life-products are outside the scope of this document but relevant terms are included for information. Liquid biofuels (ISO/TC 28/SC 7), natural gas (ISO/TC 193) and solid recovered fuels (ISO/TC 300) are outside the scope of this document.

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ISO 16559:2022
60.60 Standard published
Jan 11, 2022

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