flushable

flushable

(ˈflʌʃəbəl)
adj
able or intended to be flushed
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This growth will come in the face of adversity, mainly from the wastewater community, which has continuously blamed wipes on pipe clogs and other septic troubles, despite evidence that wipes labeled as flushable contribute very little, just 8%, to blocked pipes.
A flushable wipe has to be made from fully biodegradable fibers, have adequate strength while in use, and then disperse quickly in the municipal sewage systems.
Waitrose said it continued to work towards meeting guidelines to ensure the rest of its ownlabel flushable wipes met the new specification.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 29, 2019-: ACCC appeals 'flushable' wipes decision
With more than 3900 miles of wastewater collection lines and 11 treatment plants, the JEA wastewater team is familiar with the challenges posed by the improper flushing of items not designed or marketed as flushable - mostly baby wipes, but also cosmetic wipes, surface-cleaning wipes, paper towels and feminine hygiene products.
GD4 contains test methods and strict pass/fail criteria to determine if a wipe can be marketed as "flushable."
However, this all changed when she discovered a different kind of colostomy pouch which was flushable, so it could be flushed away in the toilet.
The industry has long been campaigning to stamp out "misleading" labelling of many wipes described as flushable, but that do not break down quickly when they enter the sewer system.
The company is owned and operated by Robert Delaney, the inventor of a unique, eco-friendly, refillable, hanging flushable wipe dispenser and a disposable, biodegradable flushable wipe.
M2 PHARMA-December 6, 2017-Lia Diagnostics wins US FDA clearance for first and only flushable, biodegradable pregnancy test