ASTM D6126 / D6126M - 11e1

    Standard Specification for HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3)

    Active Standard ASTM D6126 / D6126M | Developed by Subcommittee: D26.09

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the requirements for HFC-23 as a fire fighting medium.

    1.2 This specification does not address the fire fighting equipment or hardware that employs HFC-23 or the conditions of employing such equipment (for example: handshields, fixed installations, etc.).

    1.3 This specification does not address the storage or transportation of HFC-23 Storage handling, and transportation issues are addressed in Practice D6127.

    1.4 The values stated in both inch-pound and SI units are to be regarded separately as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test methods portion, Section 6, of this specification: 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

    D6127 Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3)

    D6806 Practice for Analysis of Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures by Gas Chromatography

    ISO Standards

    ISO3427 Gaseous Halogenated Hydrocarbons (Liquefied Gases) - Taking a Sample Available from American National Standards Institute, 11 W. 42nd St., 13th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

    ARI Standards

    2008AppendixC Analytical Procedures for ARI Standard 700-2006


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.220.10 (Fire-fighting); 71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352101(Organic halogenated compounds); 12191502(Aliphatic solvents)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D6126_D6126M

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D6126 / D6126M-11e1, Standard Specification for HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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