Newspapers, containing a maximum of 5 % of newspapers or advertisements colored in the mass.
Non-paper components max. 0.5 %
Total unwanted material max. 1.5 %
US Guideline PS-2018 equivalent
PS 8 Special news, de-ink quality (#8 ONP)
Consists of sorted, fresh newspapers, not sunburned, and other acceptable papers. This grade is to be relatively free from magazines and contain not more than the normal percentage of rotogravure and coloured sections.
Prohibitive materials may not exceed 1 %
Outthrows plus prohibitives may not exceed 2 %
Other acceptable papers may not exceed 10 %