ASTM WK59222

    Revision of D6866 - 16 Standard Test Methods for Determining the Biobased Content of Solid, Liquid, and Gaseous Samples Using Radiocarbon Analysis

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    Active Standard: D6866 - 16

    Developed by Subcommittee: D20.96 | Committee D20 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK59222

    1. Rationale

    The biogenic carbon content definition incorrectly states based upon biobased carbon rather than biogenic carbon


    Keywords

    accelerator mass spectrometry; biobased; biogenic; bomb carbon; 14C (carbon-14); carbon dating; isotope ratio mass spectrometry; liquid scintillation counting; new carbon; old carbon; percent modern carbon;;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-31-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Kelvin Okamoto

    Item:
    039

    Ballot:
    D20 (17-06)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution