Significance and Use
This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-125 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to insure that HFC-125 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way its physical properties are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, water, and air.
1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-125, pentafluoroethane (C2HF5).
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.
D6231 Specification for HFC-125 (Pentafluoroethane, C2HF5)
D6268 Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of HFC-125, Pentafluoroethane (C2HF5)
SB-18 Safety Bulletin: Use of Refrigerant (Halogenated Hydrocarbons) Recovery Cylinders
U.S. Government Standards
CFRTitle49,Part180,U Continuing Qualification and Maintenance of Packagings
HFC-125; FE-25™; Pentafluoroethane; C2HF5; compressed gas; compressed liquefied gas; cylinders; explosion suppressant; fire suppressant; handling; storage; transport; Compressed gas; Cylinders; Explosion suppressant; Fire suppressants; Handling material--chemicals; HFC-125; Pentafluoroethane (C2HF5); Storage--chemicals; Transportation--chemicals;
ICS Number Code 71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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