Active Standard ASTM D4864 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.D0.03
Book of Standards Volume: 05.02
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Significance and Use
5.1 Methanol is a common impurity in propylene. It can have a deleterious effect on various processes that use propylene as a feedstock.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of methanol in propylene concentrates in the range of approximately 4 to 40 mg/kg (parts-per-million by weight).
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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. Specific warning statements are given in 11.1.1, 11.2.1, and 12.11.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D4307 Practice for Preparation of Liquid Blends for Use as Analytical Standards
E260 Practice for Packed Column Gas Chromatography
ICS Number Code 71.080.10 (Aliphatic hydrocarbons)