Active Standard ASTM E979 | Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15
Book of Standards Volume: 11.05
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Significance and Use
This procedure is designed to determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial agents intended for microbial control in invert emulsions and other water containing hydraulic fluids.
1.1 This laboratory practice is designed to evaluate the utility and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents intended to control microbial growth in invert emulsions and other water containing hydraulic fluids.
Note 1—Procedures for preparation of water soluble hydraulic fluids and recovery of organisms appear in Practice E 2169
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.
D1129 Terminology Relating to Water
D4454 Test Method for Simultaneous Enumeration of Total and Respiring Bacteria in Aquatic Systems by Microscopy
D5465 Practice for Determining Microbial Colony Counts from Waters Analyzed by Plating Methods
E1326 Guide for Evaluating Nonconventional Microbiological Tests Used for Enumerating Bacteria
E2169 Practice for Selecting Antimicrobial Pesticides for Use in Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluids
E2523 Terminology for Metalworking Fluids and Operations
ICS Number Code 75.120 (Hydraulic fluids)