Active Standard ASTM D5558 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.08
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
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Significance and Use
This test method is intended for use in the determination of the saponification value of fats and oils used in the manufacture of fat liquors for the purpose of quality assurance.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the saponification 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 71.100.40 (Surface active agents)
UNSPSC Code 12352211(Fats or lipids)