ASTM D3316 - 06(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Stability of Perchloroethylene with Copper

    Active Standard ASTM D3316 | Developed by Subcommittee: D26.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is to be used as a guide in selecting or eliminating certain grades of perchloroethylene used for drycleaning fabrics or degreasing metal parts.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the corrosiveness to copper metal by perchloroethylene.

    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

    E200 Practice for Preparation, Standardization, and Storage of Standard and Reagent Solutions for Chemical Analysis


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352101(Organic halogenated compounds); 12191502(Aliphatic solvents)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D3316-06R11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D3316-06(2011), Standard Test Method for Stability of Perchloroethylene with Copper, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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