ASTM E1547 - 09(2017)

    Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial and Specialty Chemicals

    Active Standard ASTM E1547 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard covers terminology relating to industrial and specialty chemicals. It is intended to provide an understanding of terms commonly used in test methods, practices, and specifications throughout the industry.

    Note 1: The boldface numbers following each definition refer to E15 standards in which the definition appears. Lightface numbers refer to the E15 subcommittee having jurisdiction.


    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

    D891 Test Methods for Specific Gravity, Apparent, of Liquid Industrial Chemicals

    E12 Terminology Relating to Density and Specific Gravity of Solids, Liquids, and Gases

    E70 Test Method for pH of Aqueous Solutions With the Glass Electrode

    E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals

    E200 Practice for Preparation, Standardization, and Storage of Standard and Reagent Solutions for Chemical Analysis

    E201 Test Method for Calculation of Volume and Weight of Industrial Chemical Liquids

    E222 Test Methods for Hydroxyl Groups Using Acetic Anhydride Acetylation

    E223 Test Methods for Analysis of Sulfuric Acid

    E224 Test Methods for Analysis of Hydrochloric Acid

    E234 Test Method for Total Bromine Number of Unsaturated Aliphatic Chemicals

    E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals

    E324 Test Method for Relative Initial and Final Melting Points and the Melting Range of Organic Chemicals

    E326 Test Method for Hydroxyl Groups by Phthalic Anhydride Esterification

    E335 Test Method for Hydroxyl Groups by Pyromellitic Dianhydride Esterification

    E347 Test Method for Ash in Polybasic Acids

    E410 Test Method for Moisture and Residue in Liquid Chlorine

    E1899 Test Method for Hydroxyl Groups Using Reaction with p-Toluenesulfonyl Isocyanate (TSI) and Potentiometric Titration with Tetrabutylammonium Hydroxide


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.71 (Chemical technology (Vocabularies)); 71.060.01 (Inorganic chemicals in general); 71.080.01 (Organic chemicals in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/E1547-09R17

    Citation Format

    ASTM E1547-09(2017), Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial and Specialty Chemicals, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org

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