Significance and Use
4.1 This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of IG-541 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that IG-541 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way that its physical property virtues are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, and water.
1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of IG-541.
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.
P-1 Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Containers
U.S. Government Standards
CFRTitle49,Part180 , U.S. DOT, Continuing Qualification and Maintenance of Packagings
N2; Ar; CO2; compressed gas; cylinders; explosion suppressant; fire suppressant; INERGEN®; handling; IG-541; storage; transport;
ICS Number Code 23.020.30 (Pressure vessels, gas cylinders)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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