This specification covers maleic anhydride.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D16 on Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Chemicals, this specifications was withdrawn in January 2012 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by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.
1.1 This specification covers maleic anhydride.
1.2 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.
1.3 Consult current OSHA regulations and supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used in this specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1493 Test Method for Solidification Point of Industrial Organic Chemicals
D3366 Test Method for Color of Maleic Anhydride and Phthalic Anhydride in the Molten State and After Heating (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D3438 Practice for Sampling and Handling Naphthalene, Maleic Anhydride, and Phthalic Anhydride
OSHARegulations,29 CFR, paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200
maleic anhydride; platinum-cobalt color; solidification point;
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