Active Standard ASTM D3728 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification establishes the properties and requirements for 99 % grade 2-ethoxyethyl acetate. The specimens shall be adequately sampled and undergo chemical analysis, and shall adhere accordingly to chemical property requirements as to purity, alcohol content, color (Pt-Co scale), water content, distillation range (initial boiling and dry points), acidity as acetic acid, and apparent specific gravity.
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1.4 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 E29.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D268 Guide for Sampling and Testing Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates for Use in Paint and Related Coatings and Material
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D1364 Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method)
D1613 Test Method for Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products
D3545 Test Method for Alcohol Content and Purity of Acetate Esters by Gas Chromatography
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
U.S. Federal SpecificationPPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of
ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)
UNSPSC Code 12352108(Esters or its substitutes)