Active Standard ASTM D3193 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.07
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers ethylbenzene. Different tests shall be conducted in order to determine the following properties of ethylbenzene: purity, benzene content, toluene content, xylene content, cumene content, diethylbenzene content, chloride content, sulfur content, and color.
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1.1 This specification covers ethylbenzene.
1.2 Consult current OSHA regulations, supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets for all materials, and local regulations used in this specification.
1.3 The following applies to all specified limits in this specification for purposes of determining conformance with this specification, 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, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E 29
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)
D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products
D4176 Test Method for Free Water and Particulate Contamination in Distillate Fuels (Visual Inspection Procedures)
D5060 Test Method for Determining Impurities in High-Purity Ethylbenzene by Gas Chromatography
D5194 Test Method for Trace Chloride in Liquid Aromatic Hydrocarbons
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
D5808 Test Method for Determining Chloride in Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Chemicals by Microcoulometry
D7183 Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Chemicals by Ultraviolet Fluorescence
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons)