Active Standard ASTM D4445 | Developed by Subcommittee: D07.06
Book of Standards Volume: 04.10
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Significance and Use
This test method is useful as a screening procedure for selecting fungicides or formulations for more rigorous field evaluation.
1.1 This (laboratory) test method is used for determining the minimum concentration of fungicide, or formulation of fungicides, that is effective in preventing biodeterioration by sapstain fungi and molds in selected species of wood under optimum laboratory conditions.
Note 1—From the results of this test, commercial treating solution concentrations cannot be estimated without further field tests.
1.2 The requirements for test materials and procedures are discussed in the following order:
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D9 Terminology Relating to Wood and Wood-Based Products
D1165 Nomenclature of Commercial Hardwoods and Softwoods
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
ICS Number Code 79.040 (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber)