ASTM D2911-94(2005)

    Standard Specification for Dimensions and Tolerances for Plastic Bottles


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the thread configuration and dimensions for finishes for plastic bottles with screw-type closures, having a maximum capacity of 18.9 L (5 gal) and a maximum bottle dimension of 305 mm (12 in.). Included are tolerances for bottle capacity and body dimensions.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

    1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section of this specification. 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.

    Note 1—There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.


    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

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D1898 Practice for Sampling of Plastics


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 55.100 (Bottles. Pots. Jars)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 24122002(Plastic bottles)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2911-94R05

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2911-94(2005), Standard Specification for Dimensions and Tolerances for Plastic Bottles, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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