Significance and Use
This test method can be used to compare the output per stroke of different pump dispensers for the purpose of establishing dosage and use instructions for products of consumer usage.
This test method is suitable for establishing specifications for both the pump dispenser and the final package.
1.1 These test methods cover the measurement of the mean quantity-by-weight of liquids dispensed from a mechanical pump dispenser (spray or flow type) with a consumer-type product on each actuation.
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D3890 Test Method for Number of Strokes to Prime a Mechanical Pump Dispenser
dosage; mechanical pump dispenser; output-per-stroke; Mechanical pump dispensers; Output per stroke;
ICS Number Code 55.130 (Aerosol containers)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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