This specification covers the minimum performance requirements and associated test methods for annealed transparent or non-transparent soda-lime-silicate glass containers that are produced for use as candle containers. The glass containers shall conform to specified annealing and thermal shock requirements, and shall undergo appropriate scratch testing to ensure that residual stress is reduced to a commercially acceptable level.
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1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for annealed soda-lime-silicate glass containers when the producer knows the containers are to be used as candle containers.
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 requirements 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.
C148 Test Methods for Polariscopic Examination of Glass Containers
C149 Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glass Containers
C162 Terminology of Glass and Glass Products
C224 Practice for Sampling Glass Containers
F1972 Guide for Terminology Relating to Candles and Associated Accessory Items
annealing; attributes; candle containers; glass; non transparent glass; scratch test; soda-lime-silicate; thermal shock; transparent glass;
ICS Number Code 81.040.30 (Glass products)
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