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ASTM D843 - 06(2011)e1 standard specification for nitration grade Xylene


Source: ASTM International

This specification covers nitration grade xylene. The nonaromatic hydrocarbons, acid wash color, copper corrosion, appearance, distillation range, initial distillation temperature, and dry point of nitration grade xylene shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers nitration grade xylene.

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

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 Consult OSHA regulations, supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used in this specification.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
D848 Test Method for Acid Wash Color of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons
D849 Test Method for Copper Strip Corrosion by Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons
D850 Test Method for Distillation of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
D6563 Test Method for Benzene, Toluene, Xylene (BTX) Concentrates Analysis by Gas Chromatography
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

Other Document
OSHARegulations29 CFR, paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200

Index Terms


ICS Code

ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons); 87.060.30 (Solvents)

DOI: 10.1520/D0843-06R11E01

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