ASTM F1349 - 08

    Standard Test Method for Nonvolatile Ultraviolet (UV) Absorbing Extractables from Microwave Susceptors

    Active Standard ASTM F1349 | Developed by Subcommittee: F02.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.10


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    Abstract

    This test method establishes the apparatus required, the standard procedures, and associated calculations involved in the determination of relatively polar nonvolatile ultraviolet (UV) absorbing extractable components that may migrate from microwave susceptor packaging into food simulants, such as corn oil and Miglyol 812. This test method has been collaboratively studied using bilaminate susceptors constructed of paperboard, adhesive, and a layer of polyethylene terephthalate polymer (PETE) susceptor.

    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 test method covers the determination of nonpolar and relatively polar ultraviolet (UV) absorbing components that may migrate from microwave susceptor packaging into food simulants, such as corn oil and Miglyol 812.

    1.2 This test method has been collaboratively studied using bilaminate susceptors constructed of paperboard, adhesive, and a layer of polyethylene terephthalate polymer (PETE) susceptor. Adhesive and PETE related compounds were quantitated using this test method.

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

    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 warning statements are given in 4.3.2.3.


    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

    F874 Test Method for Temperature Measurement and Profiling for Microwave Susceptors

    F1317 Test Method for Calibration of Microwave Ovens


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F1349-08

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