1.1 This test method covers the determination of the amount of extractable matter in samples of all forms of wool, except grease wool, that is extractable with a non-flammable vapor degreasing and cleaning solvent.
1.2 This test method does not cover the determination of the amounts of different components in the extracted matter nor their identification.
1.3 This test method is suitable for use with other animal fibers. Note 1 - The determination of extractable matter in yarns and in felts is covered in Test Methods D 2257 and D 461. For the determination of alcohol-extractable matter in oven-dry scoured wool, refer to Test Methods D 584 and D 1334.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
This standard does not purport to address 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. See 5.4 and Note 3.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D461 Test Methods for Felt
D584 Test Method for Wool Content of Raw Wool--Laboratory Scale
D1334 Test Method for Wool Content of Raw Wool--Commercial Scale
D1576 Test Method for Moisture in Wool by Oven-Drying
D2257 Test Method for Extractable Matter in Textiles
D2462 Test Method for Moisture in Wool by Distillation With Toluene
D4845 Terminology Relating to Wool
Extractable matter; wool;
ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)
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