ASTM F3159-15

    Standard Safety Specification for Liquid Laundry Packets

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification provides requirements for household Liquid Laundry Detergent Packet safety to help reduce unintentional exposures to the contents of the packets, especially to children.

    1.2 This standard applies exclusively to household Liquid Laundry Detergent Packets. “Liquid Laundry Detergent Packets” are single-use laundry detergent products that contain a liquid detergent enclosed in a water soluble outer layer (“pouch film”). This includes laundry detergent packets in soluble film that contain liquid only (that is, all liquid), as well as those that contain both liquid and non-liquid components.

    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

    D3475 Classification of Child-Resistant Packages

    D4332 Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing

    D4359 Test Method for Determining Whether a Material Is a Liquid or a Solid

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI Z535.4 Safety Color CodeEnvironmental Facility Safety SignsCriteria for Safety SymbolsProduct Safety Sign and Labels and Accident Prevention Tags

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 47131811(Laundry products)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F3159-15

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3159-15, Standard Safety Specification for Liquid Laundry Packets, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015,

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