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    ASTM D6722-01

    Standard Test Method for Total Mercury in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues by Direct Combustion Analysis


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    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover procedures to determine the total mercury content in a sample of coal or coal combustion residue.

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

    1.3 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.


    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

    D121 Terminology of Coal and Coke

    D2013/D2013M Practice for Preparing Coal Samples for Analysis

    D3173 Test Method for Moisture in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke

    D3180 Practice for Calculating Coal and Coke Analyses from As-Determined to Different Bases

    D7448 Practice for Establishing the Competence of Laboratories Using ASTM Procedures in the Sampling and Analysis of Coal and Coke

    D7582 Test Methods for Proximate Analysis of Coal and Coke by Macro Thermogravimetric Analysis

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.060.10 (Chemical elements)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15101601(Coal)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D6722-01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D6722-01, Standard Test Method for Total Mercury in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues by Direct Combustion Analysis, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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