ASTM D5347 - 95(2012)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of the Ash Content of Fats and Oils

    Active Standard ASTM D5347 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    ASTM D5347

    Significance and Use

    This test method is intended to determine the ash content of fats and oils used in the softening and stuffing of leather, as well as those used in the manufacture of products for such purpose. The ash content of fats and oils is measured for the purpose of quality assurance.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the ash content of fats and oils used in the softening and stuffing of leather and in the manufacture of fatliquors and other softening and stuffing compounds. This test method was derived from Test Method D1951.

    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. See Section 5 for specific hazard statements.


    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

    D1951 Test Method for Ash in Drying Oils and Fatty Acids


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352211(Fats or lipids)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5347-95R12

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