This specification covers technical-grade calcium hypochlorite in granular form. Sampled specimens shall be tested and conform accordingly to chemical and physical requirements such as available chlorides, moisture content, and particle sizes through a U.S. 14 and U.S. 100 mesh.
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1.1 This specification covers technical-grade calcium hypochlorite in granular form.
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 3-5. 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.
FederalSpecification Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste, Packaging of (superseding PPP-C-2020) Single copies of Federal Specifications required for bidding purposes are available without charge from General Services Administration Business Service Centers in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Kansas City, MO; Forth Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; and Seattle, WA.
D1921 Test Methods for Particle Size (Sieve Analysis) of Plastic Materials
D2022 Test Methods of Sampling and Chemical Analysis of Chlorine-Containing Bleaches
calcium hypochlorite; Calcium hypochlorite; Chemicals--specifications; Detergent materials/systems--bleaches; Granular materials--specifications; Industrial chemicals--specifications;
ICS Number Code 71.060.50 (Salts)
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