ASTM D6016 - 06(2012)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Nitrogen, Water Extractable in Leather

    Active Standard ASTM D6016 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    ASTM D6016

    Significance and Use

    This test method provides the means to determine nitrogen containing water extractable materials such as excess and loosely bound tannins, ammonium salts, and nitrates.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers quantitatively determining the water extractable nitrogen in leather.

    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.


    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

    D2868 Test Method for Nitrogen Content (Kjeldahl) and Hide Substance Content of Leather, Wet Blue and Wet White

    D2876 Test Method for Water-Soluble Matter of Vegetable-Tanned Leather

    D3495 Test Method for Hexane Extraction of Leather

    D3790 Test Method for Volatile Matter (Moisture) of Leather by Oven Drying

    Federal Standard

    FederalTestStandardN Method6452 Nitrogen, Water Extractable Available from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D6016-06R12

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