ASTM E1120 - 08

    Standard Specification for Liquid Chlorine

    Active Standard ASTM E1120 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.16

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05

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    This specification covers industrial grade chlorine normally available as a liquid in pressurized metal containers. Liquid chlorine shall conform to the following requirements: gaseous impurities content, moisture content, and nonvolatile material content.

    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 chlorine normally available as a liquid in pressurized metal containers.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 Review the current Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for detailed information concerning toxicity, first aid procedures, handling and safety precautions.

    1.4 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods listed in Sections 3 and 4. 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.

    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

    E410 Test Method for Moisture and Residue in Liquid Chlorine

    E1746 Test Method for Sampling and Analysis of Liquid Chlorine for Gaseous Impurities

    Federal Documents

    Federal Specification PPP-C-2020A, Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste, Packaging of (supersedes PPP-C-2020) Single copies of Federal Specifications required for bidding purposes are available from General Services Administration Business Service Centers in Boston, New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, MO, Fort Worth, Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle, WA.

    Title 40 CFR, Protection of the Environment, Parts 162 to 180

    Title 49

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.060.10 (Chemical elements)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/E1120-08

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    Citation Format

    ASTM E1120-08, Standard Specification for Liquid Chlorine, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008,

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