ASTM E1119 - 09

    Standard Specification for Industrial Grade Ethylene Glycol

    Active Standard ASTM E1119 | Developed by Subcommittee: E15.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    ASTM E1119

    Abstract

    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.

    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 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.

    ASTM Standards

    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)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.60 (Alcohols. Ethers)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352121(Organic hydroxides)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1119-09

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