ASTM D5557 - 95(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Insoluble Impurities Contained in Fats and Oils Used in Fat Liquors and Stuffing Compounds

    Active Standard ASTM D5557 | 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 insoluble impurities contained in fats and oils used in the fatliquors and stuffing compounds.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the amount of impurities that are insoluble in kerosine and petroleum ether contained in fats and oils.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the 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.


    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

    D56 Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Cup Tester

    D5556 Test Method for Determination of the Moisture and Other Volatile Matter Contained in Fats and Oils Used in Fat Liquors and Softening Compounds


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.040 (Textile auxiliary materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 53102307(Body shaping garments)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5557-95R11

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