ASTM D6127 - 11 standard practice for handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3)


Source: ASTM International

This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-23 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that HFC-23 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way its physical property values are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, water, and air.

1. Scope

1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-23.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 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)

ASTM Standards
D6126 Specification for HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3)

CGA Standards
SB-18 Safety Bulletin: Use of Refrigerant (Halogenated Hydrocarbon) Recovery Cylinders

U.S. Government Standards
CodeofFederalRegulat U.S. DOT, Continuing Qualification and Maintenance of Packagings

Index Terms

CHF3; compressed gas; compressed liquefied gas; cylinders; explosion suppressant; fire suppressant; handling; HFC-23; storage; transport; trifluoromethane; FE-13: Storage--chemicals; Transportation--chemicals; Trifluoromethane (CHF3); Handling material--chemicals;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 13.220.10 (Fire-fighting); 71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)

DOI: 10.1520/D6127-11

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