1.1 This standard covers the qualitative classification of synthetic detergent products or mixtures of synthetic detergents. It is applicable to built detergent formulations as well as individual surfactant compositions.
Note 1—The organic active ingredient must be isolated from built syndet compositions in accordance with Test Method D2358.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)
D2358 Test Method for Separation of Active Ingredient from Surfactant and Syndet Compositions
infrared absorbance; surfactant functional groups: Classification (standards)--chemicals; Detergent materials/systems--synthetic; Infrared (IR) analysis; Infrared spectrometry; Infrared spectroscopy; Spectral data; Surfactants;
ICS Number Code 71.100.40 (Surface active agents)
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ASTM D2357 - 11 standard for qualitative classification of surfactants by infrared absorption