ASTM D5631 - 15

    Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Halon 1301, Bromotrifluoromethane (CF3Br)

    Active Standard ASTM D5631 | Developed by Subcommittee: D26.09

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of Halon 1301 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that Halon 1301 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way that its physical property values are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, water, and air.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, recyclers, reclaimers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of Halon 1301.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to 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

    D5632/D5632M Specification for Halon 1301, Bromotrifluoromethane (CF3Br)

    CGA Standards

    C-7 Guide to Classification and Labeling of Compressed Gases

    C-6 Standard for Visual Inspection of Steel Compressed Gas Cylinders

    C-1 Methods for Pressure Testing Compressed Gas Cylinders

    P-1 Standard for Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Containers

    SB-18 Safety Bulletin: Use of Refrigerant (Halogenated Hydrocarbon) Recovery Cylinders


    SB-5 Safety Bulletin: Hazards of Reusing Disposable Refrigerant (Halogenated Hydrocarbon) Gas Cylinders

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.220.10 (Fire-fighting)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352101(Organic halogenated compounds); 46191601(Fire extinguishers)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D5631-15

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5631-15, Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Halon 1301, Bromotrifluoromethane (CF3Br), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015,

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