This specification covers industrial grade ethylene glycol. The acidity, appearance, color, glycols, water mass, ash content, distillation range, relative density, and water miscibility shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers industrial grade ethylene glycol.
1.2 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 5, of this specification: 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.
1.3 Review the current Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for detailed information concerning toxicity, first aid procedures, handling and safety precautions.
1.4 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.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D482 Test Method for Ash from Petroleum Products
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D1722 Test Method for Water Miscibility of Water-Soluble Solvents
D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E202 Test Methods for Analysis of Ethylene Glycols and Propylene Glycols
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
E1064 Test Method for Water in Organic Liquids by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration
E2409 Test Method for Glycol Impurities in Mono-, Di-, Tri- and Tetraethylene Glycol (Gas Chromatographic Method)
E2679 Test Method for Acidity in Mono-, Di-, Tri- and Tetraethylene Glycol byNon-Aqueous Potentiometric Titration
E2680 Test Method for Appearance of Clear, Transparent Liquids (Visual Inspection Procedure)
ethylene glycol; industrial grade; Chemicals--specifications; Engine coolants/concentrates--specifications; Ethylene glycol--specifications; Industrial chemicals--specifications ;
ICS Number Code 71.080.60 (Alcohols. Ethers)
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