Active Standard ASTM D5554 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.08
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
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Significance and Use
This test method is intended for the determination of the iodine value of fats and oils that do not contain conjugated double bonds. The iodine value is a measure of the unsaturation of fats and oils and is expressed in terms of the number of centigrams of iodine absorbed per gram of sample.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the iodine value of fats and oils.
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.
ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)