ASTM E961 - 97(2013)

    Standard Specification for Blood Sedimentation Tube, Wintrobe, Glass, Reusable

    Active Standard ASTM E961 | Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers reusable blood sedimentation tubes suitable for determining sedimentation rates and the volume of packed red blood cells. The tubes shall be fabricated from borosilicate glass, Type I, Class B, or sodalime glass, Type II. A resistance to centrifugal force test shall be performed on the tubes.

    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 reusable blood sedimentation tubes suitable for determining sedimentation rates and the volume of packed red blood cells.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 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

    E438 Specification for Glasses in Laboratory Apparatus

    E920 Specification for Commercially Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

    E921 Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

    E1133 Practice for Performance Testing of Packaged Laboratory Apparatus for United States Government Procurements

    E1157 Specification for Sampling and Testing of Reusable Laboratory Glassware


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 11.100.30 (Analysis of blood and urine)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E0961

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