ASTM D2917-02

    Standard Specification for Methyl Isoamyl Ketone


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers methyl isoamyl ketone (98 % grade) for use in paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products.

    1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard: for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off "to the nearest unit" in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E 29.

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


    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

    D268 Guide for Sampling and Testing Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates for Use in Paint and Related Coatings and Material

    D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids

    D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)

    D1364 Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method)

    D1476 Test Method for Heptane Miscibility of Lacquer Solvents

    D1613 Test Method for Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products

    D3893 Test Method for Purity of Methyl Amyl Ketone and Methyl Isoamyl Ketone by Gas Chromatography

    D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

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

    E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals

    U.S. Federal Specification

    PPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352115(Ketones or quinones or its substitutes)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2917-02

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2917-02, Standard Specification for Methyl Isoamyl Ketone, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002, www.astm.org

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