ASTM E3191 - 18

    Standard Specification for Permanent Foaming Fixatives Used to Mitigate Spread of Radioactive Contamination

    Active Standard ASTM E3191 | Developed by Subcommittee: E10.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 12.02


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification is intended to provide a basis for identification of non-removable permanent foaming fixatives as a long-term measure used to immobilize or isolate radioactive contamination, or both, minimize worker exposure, and to protect uncontaminated areas against the spread of radioactive contamination.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.280 (Radiation protection); 27.120.99 (Other standards related to nuclear energy)

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/E3191-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM E3191-18, Standard Specification for Permanent Foaming Fixatives Used to Mitigate Spread of Radioactive Contamination, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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