ASTM D459 - 09

    Standard Terminology Relating to Soaps and Other Detergents

    Active Standard ASTM D459 | Developed by Subcommittee: D12.32

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers soaps and other detergents.


    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

    D460 Test Methods for Sampling and Chemical Analysis of Soaps and Soap Products

    D820 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Soaps Containing Synthetic Detergents

    D2330 Test Method for Methylene Blue Active Substances

    D2667 Test Method for Biodegradability of Alkylbenzene Sulfonates

    D2960 Guide for Controlled Laundering Test Using Naturally Soiled Fabrics and Household Appliances

    D4265 Guide for Evaluating Stain Removal Performance in Home Laundering

    D5548 Guide for Evaluating Color Transfer or Color Loss of Dyed Fabrics in Laundering (Not Suitable for Detergent or Washing Machine Rankings)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.71 (Chemical technology (Vocabularies)); 71.100.40 (Surface active agents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12161902(Detergent surfactants); 53131608(Soaps)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0459-09

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