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    ASTM D4137-82(2012)

    Standard Practice for Preserving Phytoplankton Samples (Withdrawn 2020)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D4137-82(2012) | Developed by Subcommittee: D19.24


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This practice describes the proper procedure for preserving phytoplankton samples with either formaldehyde or Lugol’s solution

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D19 on Water, this practice was withdrawn in May 2020. This standard was withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by the industry.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice describes the proper procedure for preserving phytoplankton samples with either formaldehyde or Lugol's solution

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.



    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water


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    DOI: 10.1520/D4137-82R12

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4137-82(2012), Standard Practice for Preserving Phytoplankton Samples (Withdrawn 2020), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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