Active Standard ASTM D460 | Developed by Subcommittee: D12.12
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
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Significance and Use
Soap and soap products are widely used. These test methods are suitable for setting specifications and performing quality control on soap and soap products.
1.1 These test methods cover the sampling and chemical analysis of cake, powdered, flake, liquid, and paste soaps, and soap products.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.
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 10. Material Safety Data Sheets are available for reagents and materials. Review them for hazards prior to usage.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D216 Method for Distillation of Natural Gasoline
D459 Terminology Relating to Soaps and Other Detergents
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
ICS Number Code 71.100.40 (Surface active agents)