ASTM D4710 - 07(2012)

    Standard Specification for Acetaldehyde

    Active Standard ASTM D4710 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers acetaldehyde of a specific grade. The materials should conform to the specified requirements for purity, color, acidity and nonvolatile matter content.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers acetaldehyde (99 % grade).

    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 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.

    1.4 For specific hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet for materials listed in this specification.


    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

    D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)

    D1353 Test Method for Nonvolatile Matter in Volatile Solvents for Use in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products

    D2086 Test Method for Acidity in Vinyl Acetate and Acetaldehyde

    D2192 Test Method for Purity of Aldehydes and Ketones

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals

    U.S. Federal Specification

    PPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.80 (Aldehydes and ketones)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4710-07R12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4710-07(2012), Standard Specification for Acetaldehyde, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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