ASTM WK41627

    Work Item: ASTM WK41627 - New Practice for Evaluating Adhesive and the Effects of Plasticizer Found Within Polyvinylchloride -Backed Floor Coverings

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard will provide a qualitative means to determine the potential effects of plasticizers contained within Polyvinylchloride (PVC) floor covering materials on a specific adhesive. 1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the 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.


    Polyvinylchloride, plasticizer, plasticizer migration, resilient, PVC backing, modular carpet, vinyl tile, luxury vinyl, carpet tile, vinyl plank

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

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    Technical Contact:
    Larry Press


    D14 (13-03)

    Ballot Item Approved as D7888-2013 and Pending Publication