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1.1 This specification covers refined gold in cast bar form (Note 1).
1.1.1 Grade 99.5—Gold having a minimum fineness of 995.
1.1.2 Grade 99.95— Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.5.
1.1.3 Grade 99.99— Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.9.
1.1.4 Grade 99.995— Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.95.
Note 1—Other forms of unfabricated gold of commerce are not to be excluded under this specification.
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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E1446 Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Refined Gold by Direct Current Plasma Emission Spectrometry
ICS Number Code 77.120.99 (Other non-ferrous metals and their alloys)