ASTM D841 - 13

    Standard Specification for Nitration Grade Toluene

    Active Standard ASTM D841 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the standard requirements for nitration grade toluene. The material shall be tested and sampled in accordance with standard test methods and practices and shall conform to the following requirements: volume of non-aromatic hydrocarbons; acid wash color; copper strip corrosion; appearance which shall be a clear liquid, free of sediment and haze; color in the platinum-cobalt scale; and distillation range.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers nitration grade toluene.

    1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard: for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.

    1.3 Consult OSHA regulations, supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used in this specification.


    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

    D848 Test Method for Acid Wash Color of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    D849 Test Method for Copper Strip Corrosion by Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    D2360 Test Method for Trace Impurities in Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Gas Chromatography

    D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

    D7504 Test Method for Trace Impurities in Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Gas Chromatography and Effective Carbon Number

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    Federal Specification

    PPP-C-2020 Packaging of Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons); 87.060.30 (Solvents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352005(Aromatic or heterocyclic compounds)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D0841-13

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D841-13, Standard Specification for Nitration Grade Toluene, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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