ASTM D6063 - 11

    Standard Guide for Sampling of Drums and Similar Containers by Field Personnel

    Active Standard ASTM D6063 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.01.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.04


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers information, including flow charts, for field personnel to follow in order to collect samples from drums and similar containers.

    1.2 The purpose of this guide is to help field personnel in planning and obtaining samples from drums and similar containers, using equipment and techniques that will ensure that the objectives of the sampling activity will be met. It can also be used as a training tool.

    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. See specific Warnings in 7.4.3 and 7.4.4.


    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

    C783 Practice for Core Sampling of Graphite Electrodes

    D1452 Practice for Soil Exploration and Sampling by Auger Borings

    D1586 Test Method for Penetration Test (SPT) and Split-Barrel Sampling of Soils

    D1587 Practice for Thin-Walled Tube Sampling of Soils for Geotechnical Purposes

    D2113 Practice for Rock Core Drilling and Sampling of Rock for Site Investigation

    D4448 Guide for Sampling Ground-Water Monitoring Wells

    D4687 Guide for General Planning of Waste Sampling

    D4700 Guide for Soil Sampling from the Vadose Zone

    D4823 Guide for Core Sampling Submerged, Unconsolidated Sediments

    D4840 Guide for Sample Chain-of-Custody Procedures

    D5088 Practice for Decontamination of Field Equipment Used at Waste Sites

    D5283 Practice for Generation of Environmental Data Related to Waste Management Activities: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Planning and Implementation

    D5358 Practice for Sampling with a Dipper or Pond Sampler

    D5451 Practice for Sampling Using a Trier Sampler

    D5495 Practice for Sampling With a Composite Liquid Waste Sampler (COLIWASA)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 19.020 (Test conditions and procedures in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 77100000(Environmental management)


    DOI: 10.1520/D6063-11

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