This specification covers technical grade methylene chloride. Technical grade methylene chloride shall conform to the requirements prescribed. Tests shall be performed to determine the property requirements of the material in accordance to the following test methods: appearance; color; specific gravity; distillating range; nonvolatile residue; acidity; water; and free halogens.
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1.1 This specification covers technical grade methylene chloride.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 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.
Note 1—See Practices D3844 and D4276 and STP 403A for additional important information on solvent handling and solvent properties.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D2108 Test Method for Color of Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D2109 Test Methods for Nonvolatile Matter in Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures
D2111 Test Methods for Specific Gravity and Density of Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures
D2989 Test Method for Acidity-Alkalinity of Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures
D3401 Test Methods for Water in Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures
D3741 Test Methods for Appearance of Admixtures Containing Halogenated Organic Solvents
D3844 Guide for Labeling Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Solvent Containers
D4276 Practice for Confined Area Entry
D4755 Test Method for Free Halogens in Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
49 CFR, Sections 100 to 199Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations
dichloromethane; methylene chloride: Chemicals--specifications; Dichloromethane; Methylene chloride (MeCl); Technical grade methylene chloride;
ICS Number Code 71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)
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