WHAT IS #INVISIBLEBAG?
#INVISIBLEBAG is water-soluble, compostable, biodegradable, proven to be non-toxic and leaves no harmful residue on earth. A plastic-free alternative for manufacturers and brands to replace conventional plastic packaging.
#INVISIBLEBAG dissolves in hot water (80℃ or above) within a few minutes, also in cold water at a slower rate.
#INVISIBLEBAG is certified compostable by the US standard ASTM D6400 and the EU Standard EN13432.
#INVISIBLEBAG is proven to be biodegradable under high-solids anaerobic-digestion conditions by ASTM D5511.
#INVISIBLEBAG is proven non-toxic, which does not form microplastic or leave any harmful residues on earth.
#INVISIBLEBAG is plastic-free which does not contain PP, PE, PS, PVC; proven by the FTIR analysis.
#INVISIBLEBAG uses eco-friendly ink containing no heavy metals or ketone, proven by EEQ test.
High Tensile Strength
#INVISIBLEBAG's tensile strength performance is equivalent to plastic packaging.
#INVISIBLEBAG is anti-static and suitable for electronic components wrapping.
Oil & Grease Resistant
#INVISIBLEBAG is a solid barrier to oil, grease, chemical, aroma, gas and organic solvents.
WHAT IS #INVISIBLEBAG MADE OF?
#INVISIBLEBAG is made of a water-soluble and biodegradable combination of Polyvinyl Alcohol (known as PVA), starch, glycerin and water. One of the primary ingredients, Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA), is a water-soluble and biodegradable synthetic polymer. It was invented in the 1920s by German Scientists, and has mostly been used in medical, embroidery, garment and personal applications since the 1960s, for products such as medicine capsules and laundry detergent pods.
HOW TO DISSOLVE #INVISIBLEBAG?
We recommend dissolving it in 80℃ hot water or above. Simply put the bag in a container and pour boiling water on top, after a few minutes it will have dissolved. After the dissolution, you can pour the remaining liquid down the drain where it will be treated at a sewage plant. Watch this video to witness the invisible moment.
WHERE DOES THE WATER GO?
When the dissolved #INVISIBLEBAG arrives at the sewage treatment plant, it will be consumed by microorganisms and completely break down to only carbon dioxide and water, with absolutely no formation of microplastics.
#INVISIBLEBAG IS TESTED & CERTIFIED
ASTM D5511 determines whether a material is biodegradable under high-solids anaerobic-digestion conditions. The initial result for #INVISIBLEBAG showed that 78% of the product degrades in 45 days; whilst the full 90 days test result will be released in June 2021.
FTIR analysis is a material test that detects and identifies chemical compounds in products. We appointed the quality assurance provider, Intertek, to perform an FTIR analysis on #INVISIBLEBAG which certifies that it is plastic-free and does not contain PP, PE, PS, PVC.
Vitargent is a biotechnology lab based in Hong Kong. It conducts EEQ tests to screen chronic toxicity. Our bags show no estrogenic activity and are confirmed to be environmentally safe. EEQ test uses modified medaka embryos with jellyfish DNA as a cruelty-free testing method.
The American ASTM D6400 is equivalent to the EN 13432 in the E.U. It certifies material as compostable whereby 90% or more of which will break down to carbon dioxide (CO2) by microorganisms within 180 days in ideal composting conditions, while the remaining share is converted into water and biomass.
The European EN 13432 is equivalent to the ASTM D6400 in the U.S. It certifies material as compostable whereby 90% or more of which will break down to carbon dioxide (CO2) by microorganisms within 180 days in ideal composting conditions, while the remaining share is converted into water and biomass.