Active Standard ASTM D849 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.01
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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Significance and Use
This test method is suitable for setting specifications, for use as an internal quality control tool, and for use in development or research work on industrial aromatic hydrocarbons and related materials. It also gives an indication of the presence of certain corrosive substances which may corrode equipment, such as acidic compounds or sulfur compounds.
1.1 This test method covers the corrosiveness of industrial aromatic hydrocarbons to a copper strip.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 8.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B152/B152M Specification for Copper Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Rolled Bar
D130 Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test
D1838 Test Method for Copper Strip Corrosion by Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases
D4790 Terminology of Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Chemicals
D6809 Guide for Quality Control and Quality Assurance Procedures for Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials
Other DocumentsOSHARegulations,29CF paragraphs 1910.1000 and 1910.1200
ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals); 77.150.30 (Copper products)
UNSPSC Code 12352005(Aromatic or heterocyclic compounds)