ASTM D5164 - 05(2011)

    Standard Specification for Propylene Glycol and Dipropylene Glycol

    Active Standard ASTM D5164 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers propylene glycol and dipropylene glycol for use in the preparation of surface coatings. The material properties enumerated, and apparent specific gravity shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

    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 propylene glycol and dipropylene glycol for use in the preparation of surface coatings.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.4 For specific hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets.


    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)

    D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

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

    E202 Test Methods for Analysis of Ethylene Glycols and Propylene Glycols

    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://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.60 (Alcohols. Ethers)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352104(Alcohols or its substitutes)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D5164-05R11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D5164-05(2011), Standard Specification for Propylene Glycol and Dipropylene Glycol, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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