ASTM WK65604

    Revision of D1500 - 12(2017) Standard Test Method for ASTM Color of Petroleum Products (ASTM Color Scale)

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    Active Standard: D1500 - 12(2017)

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    WK65604


    Keywords

    ASTM Color; color; petroleum products;;

    Rationale

    ASTM D1500 is a jointed test method with IP 196. The Scope of the two test methods differs in which IP 196 states that it is limited to products that do not contain artificial dyes. Last ILS, as well as ASTM, cross-check program has shown high variability with dyed samples. Ballot address this discrepancy with language to harmonize D1500 with D156 by to the scope the following: ... is limited to products that do not contain artificial dyes

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-29-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Juan Ayala

    Status:
    Draft Under Development