ASTM D4297 - 10

    Standard Practice for Sampling and Handling Bisphenol A (4,4' -Isopropylidinediphenol)

    Active Standard ASTM D4297 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Significance and Use

    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 and consultation with an appropriate MSDS. The information provided herein cannot be used as a substitute for expert safety and medical advice as provided in an appropriate MSDS, but rather as a supplement to such advice.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers procedures for safely sampling and handling 4,4-isopropylidinediphenol, commercially known as bisphenol A (BPA), in various solid forms, and as a liquid at elevated temperatures in a manner which represents and preserves product quality.

    1.2 Any person sampling or handling this product should have consulted a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for specific first aid instructions and information on the proper equipment to have available for use in the event of personal contact or exposure.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 8.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    OSHA Regulations

    29CFR Labor, paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200 Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.

    U.S. DOT Regulations

    49CFR Transportation, Subchapter C, Parts 171-180


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.90 (Phenols)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12191503(Phenols or its substitutes or derivatives)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4297-10

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4297-10, Standard Practice for Sampling and Handling Bisphenol A (4,4' -Isopropylidinediphenol), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010, www.astm.org

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