Active Standard ASTM D6165 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.24
Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
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Significance and Use
4.1 This guide is intended to direct the user to the appropriate existing standards and literature in order for the user to become knowledgeable of the operations that need to be done to effectively compare, detect and identify the odors of paints, inks, and related materials.
1.1 This guide is intended to provide direction in order to assist the producers and users of paints, inks, and related coatings, and others who may also be exposed, to detect, compare and identify the odors that may originate from these materials.
1.2 This guide is intended to provide references for establishing guidelines to assist in identifying and verifying the sources of odors and other related issues. Further information may be found in DS-48A (1).2
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1292 Test Method for Odor in Water
D1296 Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents
D2650 Test Method for Chemical Composition of Gases by Mass Spectrometry
D3686 Practice for Sampling Atmospheres to Collect Organic Compound Vapors (Activated Charcoal Tube Adsorption Method)
D3687 Practice for Analysis of Organic Compound Vapors Collected by the Activated Charcoal Tube Adsorption Method
D4339 Test Method for Determination of the Odor of Adhesives
E253 Terminology Relating to Sensory Evaluation of Materials and Products
E544 Practices for Referencing Suprathreshold Odor Intensity
E679 Practice for Determination of Odor and Taste Thresholds By a Forced-Choice Ascending Concentration Series Method of Limits
E769 Test Methods for Odor of Methanol, Ethanol, n-Propanol, and Isopropanol
E1207 Guide for Sensory Evaluation of Axillary Deodorancy
E1432 Practice for Defining and Calculating Individual and Group Sensory Thresholds from Forced-Choice Data Sets of Intermediate Size
E1593 Guide for Assessing the Efficacy of Air Care Products in Reducing Sensorly Perceived Indoor Air Malodor Intensity
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes); 87.080 (Inks. Printing inks)