Compostable Products - Certification Protocol
The purpose of this document is to establish the certification requirements, rules of procedure and
marking requirements for the certification of compostable products in accordance with the requirements
of Standard CAN/BNQ 0017-088 and the technical requirements for compostable products
specified in Chapter 5 of this document.
This document is for manufacturers seeking to have the conformity of their products recognized by
the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ).
NOTE — The composition of compostable products is not limited to plastics. For instance, other
products made from materials of a natural origin can be considered compostable products as long as they
meet the requirements of Standard CAN/BNQ 0017-088.