ASTM D4445 - 10

    Standard Test Method for Fungicides for Controlling Sapstain and Mold on Unseasoned Lumber (Laboratory Method)

    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. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    D9 Terminology Relating to Wood and Wood-Based Products

    D1165 Nomenclature of Commercial Hardwoods and Softwoods

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 79.040 (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

    DOI: 10.1520/D4445-10

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