ASTM E1048 - 88(2010)

    Standard Specification for Color-Coding Pipets or Containers Coated With Anticoagulants

    Active Standard ASTM E1048 | Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.04


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    Abstract

    This specification establishes a color-coding system to identify the anticoagulants used in coating pipets or containers not exceeding 1 mL in volume. Its purpose is to ensure that if a color code is used with an anticoagulant, all manufacturers will be encouraged, though not required, to use the same code.

    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.

    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers a system to identify the anticoagulants used in coating pipets or containers not exceeding 1 mL in volume.

    1.2 The purpose of this specification is to ensure that if a color code is used with an anticoagulant, all manufacturers will be encouraged to use the same code; it is not intended to require color coding.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 11.100 (Laboratory medicine)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41121510(Volumetric pipettes)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1048-88R10

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