Active Standard ASTM D3620 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers glacial acetic acid for use in paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products. Glacial acetic acid shall be tested for purity, freezing point, color, water content, iron content, acetaldehyde content, and formic acid content, and shall conform to the requirements of the specification. Test methods, sampling, and packaging shall be in accordance with ASTM standard methods.
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1.1 This specification covers glacial (99.8 %) acetic acid for use in paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products.
1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, 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 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 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.
1.5 For specific hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet for materials listed 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.
D2191 Test Method for Acetaldehyde Content of Vinyl Acetate
D3546 Test Method for Formic Acid in Glacial Acetic Acid
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
E302 Test Methods for Monobasic Organic Acids (Discontinued 2001)
E394 Test Method for Iron in Trace Quantities Using the 1,10-Phenanthroline Method
U.S. Federal SpecificationPPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.
ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)