Active Standard ASTM D2694 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers diethylene glycol for use in the preparation of surface coatings. Diethylene glycol shall be tested for apparent specific gravity, color, distillation range, water content, acidity, ethylene glycol content, triethylene glycol content, and iron content, and shall conform to the requirements of the specification.
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1.1 This specification covers diethylene glycol for use in the preparation of surface coatings.
1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit of Practice E29.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.4 For specific hazard information and guidance, consult the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet.
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E202 Test Methods for Analysis of Ethylene Glycols and Propylene Glycols
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
U.S. Federal SpecificationPPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.
ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)
UNSPSC Code 12352121(Organic hydroxides)