ASTM D4614 - 11 standard specification for ethyl acetate (All Grades)

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Source: ASTM International

This specification covers the various grades of ethyl acetate suitable for use as solvents in paint and related coatings. These grades shall be subjected to the following tests: purity test, alcohol content test, apparent specific gravity test, distillation range test, acidity test, water test, color test, nonvolatile matter test, and odor test.

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1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers the various grades of ethyl acetate suitable for use as solvents in paint and related coatings.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, and observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.

1.4 For specific hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet for material listed in this specification.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
D268 Guide for Sampling and Testing Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates for Use in Paint and Related Coatings and Material
D891 Test Methods for Specific Gravity, Apparent, of Liquid Industrial Chemicals
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D1296 Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents
D1353 Test Method for Nonvolatile Matter in Volatile Solvents for Use in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products
D1364 Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method)
D1613 Test Method for Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products
D3545 Test Method for Alcohol Content and Purity of Acetate Esters by Gas Chromatography
D4052 Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquid by Digital Density Meter
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals

U.S. Federal Specification
PPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of

Index Terms

ester; ethyl acetate; solvent;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 71.080.99 (Other organic chemicals)

DOI: 10.1520/D4614-11

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