ASTM D6427 - 16

    Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of HFC-236fa, 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoropropane (CF3CH2CF3)

    Active Standard ASTM D6427 | Developed by Subcommittee: D26.09

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC–236fa encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that HFC-236fa 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. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC–236fa.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.

    CGA Standards

    C-7 Guide to Classification and Labeling of Compressed Gases

    C-6 Standards for Visual Inspection of Steel Compressed Gas Cylinders

    C-1 Methods for Pressure Testing Compressed Gas Cylinders

    P-1 Standard for Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Containers



    ICS Code

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

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    DOI: 10.1520/D6427-16

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D6427-16, Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of HFC-236fa, 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoropropane (CF3CH2CF3), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016,

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