ASTM D4201-96

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D4201-96 Standard Test Method for Coliphages in Water (Withdrawn 2005)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D19.24

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT

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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the determination of coliphages infective for E. coli C in water. The test method is simple, inexpensive, and yields rapid water quality data. Its sensitivity is limited to 5 coliphages per 100 mL of water sample. This test method is applicable to natural fresh water samples.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D19 on Water, this test method was withdrawn in August 2005 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by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. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of coliphages infective for E. coli C in water. The test method is simple, inexpensive, and yields rapid water quality data. Its sensitivity is limited to 5 coliphages per 100 mL of water sample. This test method is applicable to natural fresh water samples.

    1.2 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.


    DOI: 10.1520/D4201-96

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