ASTM WK37359

    New Test Method for Oxygen Analysis of Packages using Headspace Sampling

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    WK37359

    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.


    Keywords

    headspace analysis; oxygen sensor; zirconia sensor; electrochemical sensor

    Rationale

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

    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:
    04-24-2012

    Technical Contact:
    John Eastman

    Status:
    Draft Under Development