Significance and Use
Dichloromethane extractable content of wood is a measure of such substances as waxes, fats, resins, phytosterols, and nonvolatile hydrocarbons. The amount is influenced by seasoning or drying the wood.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the dichloromethane soluble content of wood, which is a measure of the waxes, fats, resins, oils, and similar materials.
1.2 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. Specific precautionary statements are given in 4.1.
ICS Number Code 79.040 (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber)
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