ASTM D3341 - 05(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Lead in Gasoline - Iodine Monochloride Method

    Active Standard ASTM D3341 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.01


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    Significance and Use

    This test method determines the concentration of lead alkyl additives in gasoline. These additives improve the antiknock properties.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method determines total lead in gasolines containing lead alkyls at concentrations between 0.026 and 1.3 g Pb/L, and 0.12 and 6.0 g Pb/UK gal, 0.1 and 5.0 g Pb/US gal.

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

    1.2.1 The preferred units are grams per litre although both gram per US gallon and grams per UK gallon are acceptable due to their widespread use in the industry.

    1.2.2 Temperature is given in degrees Fahrenheit and degrees Celsius in this test method.

    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. For specific hazard statements, see Sections 6 and 8.


    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

    D4057 Practice for Manual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

    D6299 Practice for Applying Statistical Quality Assurance and Control Charting Techniques to Evaluate Analytical Measurement System Performance


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.160.20 (Liquid fuels)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15101506(Gasoline or Petrol)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D3341-05R11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D3341-05(2011), Standard Test Method for Lead in Gasoline - Iodine Monochloride Method, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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