ASTM D1078-99

    Standard Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the distillation range of liquids boiling between 30 and 350oC, that are chemically stable during the distillation process, by manual or automatic distillation procedures.

    1.2 This test method is applicable to organic liquids such as hydrocarbons, oxygenated compounds, chemical intermediates, and blends thereof.

    1.3 For hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet.

    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 hazard statements are given in Section 7.


    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

    D86 Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products and Liquid Fuels at Atmospheric Pressure

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E133 Specification for Distillation Equipment

    E299 Test Method for Trace Amounts of Peroxides In Organic Solvents


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.01 (Organic chemicals in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352401(Organic chemical mixtures)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1078-99

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1078-99, Standard Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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