ASTM D2340 - 13

    Standard Test Method for Peroxides in Styrene Monomer

    Active Standard ASTM D2340 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.07

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method is suitable for determining the quantity of peroxides in styrene monomer both for quality control and quality assurance of the product.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the peroxide content of styrene monomer.

    1.2 This test method has been found applicable to the determination of peroxides in styrene monomer in the range of 1 to 60 mg/kg.

    1.3 In determining the conformance of the test results using this method to applicable specifications, results shall be rounded off in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.

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

    1.5 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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 7.


    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

    D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products

    D6809 Guide for Quality Control and Quality Assurance Procedures for Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    Other Documents

    OSHARegulations,29CF paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200 Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352005(Aromatic or heterocyclic compounds)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2340

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