Active Standard ASTM D5471 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.01
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers a grade of o-xylene identified as ortho-Xylene 980. O-xylene 980 shall be tested and sampled in accordance with standard test methods and practices and shall conform to the following requirements: purity; non-aromatic hydrocarbons; p-xylene plus m-xylene; C9 and heavier aromatics; cumene; bromine index; appearance which shall be a clear liquid, free of sediment and haze; color in the platinum-cobalt scale; and distillation range.
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1.1 This specification covers a grade of o-xylene identified as ortho-Xylene 980.
1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this specification: for purposes of determining conformance with this specification, 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 Consult current OSHA regulations and supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used 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.
D850 Test Method for Distillation of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D1492 Test Method for Bromine Index of Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Coulometric Titration
D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products
D3797 Test Method for Analysis of o-Xylene by Gas Chromatography
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
D5776 Test Method for Bromine Index of Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Electrometric Titration
D7504 Test Method for Trace Impurities in Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Gas Chromatography and Effective Carbon Number
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
Other DocumentOSHARegulations,29CF Paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200
ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons)