ASTM WK56177

    New Practice for Estimating the Environmental Persistence of Materials Using First Order Rate Constant Calculations

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    WK56177

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice specifies the procedure for the calculation of first order rate constants and using that calculation to estimate the environmental persistence of materials.


    Keywords

    degradation

    Rationale

    Estimating how long a material is expected to remain in a specific environment is important in understanding the expected long-term environmental impact and the potential for accumulation over time. This standard provides a standardized method for calculating a first order rate constant and applying that calculation to estimate the persistence of the material.

    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:
    10-06-2016

    Technical Contact:
    Teresa Clark

    Status:
    Draft Under Development