Active Standard ASTM D3852 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.08
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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Significance and Use
3.1 This practice is issued to provide information useful in establishing sampling and handling procedures. It is expected that this information will only be utilized in conjunction with an existing health and safety program. The information provided cannot be used as a substitute for expert safety and medical advice, but rather as a supplement to such advice.
1.1 This practice is provided to ensure that phenol and cresylic acid are properly sampled to provide representative specimens for quality assurance analyses and that they are handled in a safe manner. In general, this practice also applies to cresols, xylenols, and some other alkylated phenolic materials; however, specific information regarding these materials should be sought and used if available.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons); 71.080.40 (Organic acids)