ASTM E2037 - 15

    Standard Test Method for Bromine Chloride in Liquid Chlorine by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

    Active Standard ASTM E2037 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.13

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method was developed for the determination of bromine chloride in liquid chlorine. Bromide is a common contaminant in all salt sources that are used in the production of chlorine. This bromide content of the salt is converted into bromine chloride in the liquid chlorine product. This test method is sensitive enough to measure the levels of bromine chloride observed in normal production chlorine.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method uses high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) to determine bromine chloride levels in liquid chlorine at the 10 to 1400 μg/g (ppm) range.

    1.2 Review the current safety data sheet (SDS) for detailed information concerning toxicity, first aid procedures, and safety precautions.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.4 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 determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 8.

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

    Federal Standards

    173.304 Charging of Cylinders with Liquefied Compressed Gas

    173.314 Requirements for Compressed Gases in Tank Cars

    173.315 Compressed Gases in Cargo Tanks and Portable Tank Containers

    CFR 173 Title 49 Transportation; Shippers General Requirements for Shipments and Packaging, including Sections:

    ASTM Standards

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

    E806 Test Method for Carbon Tetrachloride and Chloroform in Liquid Chlorine by Direct Injection (Gas Chromatographic Procedure)

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.040.30 (Chemical reagents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12140000(Elements and gases)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/E2037-15

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2037-15, Standard Test Method for Bromine Chloride in Liquid Chlorine by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015,

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