ASTM D2976-71(2004)

    Standard Test Method for pH of Peat Materials (Withdrawn 2013)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D2976-71(2004) | Developed by Subcommittee: D18.22

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the electrometric measurement of the pH of peat materials.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this test method was withdrawn in July 2013 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the electrometric measurement of the pH of peat materials. It is a means of expressing the degree of acidity or alkalinity of peat material suspended in water and 0.01 M calcium chloride solution.

    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.



    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D2976-71R04

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D2976-71(2004), Standard Test Method for pH of Peat Materials (Withdrawn 2013), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2004, www.astm.org

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