ASTM WK76421

    Revision of E2148 - 16 Standard Guide for Using Documents Related to Metalworking or Metal Removal Fluid Health and Safety

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    Active Standard: E2148 - 16

    Developed by Subcommittee: E34.50 | Committee E34 | Contact Staff Manager



    acute toxicity testing; adenosine triphosphate; aerosol; base oils; dermatitis; endotoxins; hypersensitivity pneumonitis; metal removal fluid; metal removal fluid aerosols; metal removal fluid management; metalworking fluids; modified Ames test; mycobacteria; workplace atmospheres;;


    E2148-16 is due for review or revision in 2021. This proposed revision adds reference to and explanation of the newly approved E3265 Standard Guide for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Foaming Tendency. Additionally, discussion of Practice E2889 Practice for Control of Respiratory Hazards in the Metal Removal Fluid Environment is currently in a stand-alone section 4.6. This ballot proposes moving 4.6 to the subsection titled 4.7 Documents Applicable to All:

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    Frederick Passman


    E34 (21-03)

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