Active Standard ASTM E449 | Developed by Subcommittee: E15.02
Book of Standards Volume: 15.05
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Significance and Use
3.1 Calcium chloride is available in various forms and purities. A major use is the de-icing and dust control of roads. It is also used in the coal industry for dustproofing and freezeproofing, in foods, in electrolytic cells, and in refrigeration brines. The test methods listed in 1.2 provide procedures for analyzing calcium chloride to determine if it is suitable for its intended use.
8 to 16
Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Chloride,
17 to 26
27 to 33
1.4 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. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 5.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D345 Test Method for Sampling and Testing Calcium Chloride for Roads and Structural Applications
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
E200 Practice for Preparation, Standardization, and Storage of Standard and Reagent Solutions for Chemical Analysis
E663 Practice for Flame Atomic Absorption Analysis
ICS Number Code 71.060.50 (Salts)
UNSPSC Code 51182400(Calcium salts and calcium regulators); 12352302(Inorganic metal salts)