ASTM D2022 - 89(2008)

    Standard Test Methods of Sampling and Chemical Analysis of Chlorine-Containing Bleaches

    Active Standard ASTM D2022 | Developed by Subcommittee: D12.12

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04

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    These test methods detail the standard procedures for the sampling and chemical analysis of chlorine-containing bleaches including sodium hypochlorite (soda bleach) solutions, calcium hypochlorite, and chloroisocyanuric acids and their derived salts. Tests for sodium hypochlorite include the determination of available chlorine, sodium chlorate, total chorine, sodium chloride, total alkalinity as sodium oxide, and free alkali as sodium hydroxide. Tests for calcium hypochlorite, include the determination of available chlorine, and water. And finally, tests for chloroisocyanuric acids and their derived salts include the determination of available chlorine by iodometric-thiosulfate and arsenite-iodometric methods, and moisture.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the sampling and chemical analysis of chlorine-containing bleaches. The methods appear in the following order:

    Sodium Hypochlorite (Soda Bleach) Solutions:
    Sampling 5
    Available Chlorine6-9
    Sodium Chlorate10-14
    Total Chlorine15-18
    Sodium Chloride19 and 20
    Total Alkalinity as Sodium Oxide (Na2O)21-24
    Free Alkali as Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)25-28
    Calcium Hypochlorite:
    Available Chlorine31-34
    Chloroisocyanuric Acids and Their Derived Salts:
    Available Chlorine (IodometricThiosulfate Method)43-46
    Available Chlorine (ArseniteIodometric Method)47-50

    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. Material Safety Data Sheets are available for reagents and materials. Review them for hazards prior to usage.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.100.99 (Other products of the chemical industry)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 47131807(Bleaches)

    DOI: 10.1520/D2022-89R08

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