ASTM F1972 - 13

    Standard Guide for Terminology Relating to Candles and Associated Accessory Items

    Active Standard ASTM F1972 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.45

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This guide is used to establish a set of definitions that allows manufacturers, consumers, retailers, and the scientific community to use a common language to define candles and associated accessory items.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide defines standard terms used to describe candles and associated accessory products.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    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

    E136 Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750C

    F2058 Specification for Candle Fire Safety Labeling

    F2326 Test Method for Collection and Analysis of Visible Emissions from Candles as They Burn

    F2417 Specification for Fire Safety for Candles

    F2601 Specification for Fire Safety for Candle Accessories

    NFPA Standard

    NFPA909 Code for the Protection of Cultural Resources


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.71 (Chemical technology (Vocabularies)); 71.100.99 (Other products of the chemical industry)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 39112602(Candle holder)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1972

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1972-13, Standard Guide for Terminology Relating to Candles and Associated Accessory Items, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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