ASTM D4077 - 11

    Standard Specification for Cumene (Isopropylbenzene)

    Active Standard ASTM D4077 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.07

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers cumene (isopropylbenzene). Tests shall be performed to determine the requirements of cumene in accordance to the following test methods: purity; alpha-methylstrene, benzene, butylbenzenes, diisopropylbenzenes, ethylbenzene, phenols, n-propylbenzene, sulfur, bromine index, and appearance.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers cumene (isopropylbenzene).

    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 E29.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)

    D1492 Test Method for Bromine Index of Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Coulometric Titration

    D2710 Test Method for Bromine Index of Petroleum Hydrocarbons by Electrometric Titration

    D3160 Test Method for Phenol Content of Cumene (Isopropylbenzene) or AMS (-Methylstyrene)

    D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products

    D3760 Test Method for Analysis of Isopropylbenzene (Cumene) by Gas Chromatography

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

    D7057 Test Method for Analysis of Isopropylbenzene (Cumene) by Gas Chromatography (External Standard)

    D7183 Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Chemicals by Ultraviolet Fluorescence

    D7359 Test Method for Total Fluorine, Chlorine and Sulfur in Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Their Mixtures by Oxidative Pyrohydrolytic Combustion followed by Ion Chromatography Detection (Combustion Ion Chromatography-CIC)

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E298 Test Methods for Assay of Organic Peroxides

    E299 Test Method for Trace Amounts of Peroxides In Organic Solvents


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352005(Aromatic or heterocyclic compounds)


    DOI: 10.1520/D4077-11

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