ASTM WK37359

    New Test Method for Oxygen Analysis of Packages using Headspace Sampling

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    1. Scope

    This test method describes procedures for determination of oxygen concentration within the headspace of a sealed package by destructive testing using a zirconia or electrochemical sensor.

    Headspace analysis is widely used in the flexible packaging industry for foods, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices, however no standard method exists.


    headspace analysis; oxygen sensor; zirconia sensor; electrochemical sensor

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Grimm

    Draft Under Development