ASTM D2251 - 10

    Standard Test Method for Metal Corrosion by Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures

    Active Standard ASTM D2251 | Developed by Subcommittee: D26.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    Significance and Use

    These tests are to be used as a guide in selecting or eliminating certain solvents or grades of solvents used for cleaning or degreasing metal parts.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the corrosiveness to metals by halogenated organic solvents and their admixtures for cold cleaning applications.

    Note 1—The test method described herein is an adaptation of Test Method D130.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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.


    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

    D130 Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test

    D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)

    E2251 Specification for Liquid-in-Glass ASTM Thermometers with Low-Hazard Precision Liquids


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352101(Organic halogenated compounds)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2251-10

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