Plastic waste in the sea (plastic soup) is an international problem. That is why the European Union (EU) wants to reduce single-use plastic and to collect and recycle more plastic. A guideline has been drawn up for this: The European Single-use plastic guideline (SUP). The balloons supplied by Wisa Enschede are biodegradable and can be disposed of with normal waste.
Balloons are not made from plastic
Our balloons are produced in Europe, made from 100% natural latex according to CE regulations in accordance with the toys directive 2009/48 / EC, EN 71-1, EN 71-2, EN 71-3 , EN 71-9 and EN 71-12. They are constantly tested in accordance with REACH and are free of lead, cadmium, PAK’s and phthalates. and analyzed by the German institutes Intertek / SGS Fresenius / TÜV Saar. Our balloons meet all requirements and are therefore non-toxic
NVWA balloon research
In the period 2017/2018, the dutch NVWA once again conducted research into the safety of balloons that are brought onto the market in the Netherlands. Of the 58 balloon studies, it appeared that in no fewer than 16 species the labeling was (partially) absent or not in Dutch and that in 27% (16 units) the release of nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances were higher than the legal limit. All balloons and packaging supplied by Wisa Enschede have met these standards for years
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