ASTM E769-85(2004)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM E769-85(2004) Standard Test Methods for Odor of Methanol, Ethanol, n-Propanol, and Isopropanol

    Developed by Subcommittee: E18.06

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT

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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    These test methods cover procedures for observing characteristic and residual odors and estimating odor intensity of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, and isopropanol for the purpose of determining their odor acceptability. Several test methods are included and any or all may be used. These test methods may be used for both denatured and undenatured alcohols.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee E18 on Sensory Evaluation, these test methods were withdrawn without replacement in August 2011 due to their limited use by the industry.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover procedures for observing characteristic and residual odors and estimating odor intensity of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, and isopropanol for the purpose of determining their odor acceptability. Several test methods are included and any or all may be used. These test methods may be used for both denatured and undenatured alcohols.

    1.2 These test methods are not intended to determine subtle odor differences between alcohols, which do not affect their end use.

    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.


    DOI: 10.1520/E0769-85R04

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