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    ASTM F852-08

    Standard Specification for Portable Gasoline Containers for Consumer Use (Withdrawn 2017)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM F852-08 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.10


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This specification established nationally recognized performance requirements for portable gasoline containers intended for reuse by the consumer. This specification also covered reusable containers for gas/oil mixtures commonly used for two-cycle engines and reusable dual-compartment containers for separate gas and oil storage. This specification did not cover single-trip prepackaged containers.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F15 on Consumer Products, this specification was withdrawn in January 2017 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes nationally recognized performance requirements for portable gasoline containers intended for reuse by the consumer. This specification also covers reusable containers for gas/oil mixtures commonly used for two-cycle engines and reusable dual-compartment containers for separate gas and oil storage. This specification does not cover single-trip prepackaged containers.

    1.2 This specification is not a fire hazard standard, but a specification for portable gasoline containers for consumer use.

    1.3 The following precautionary caveat applies only to the test method portion, Section 8, of this specification: 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. See Section 7 for additional precautionary information.



    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

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    D471 Test Method for Rubber Property--Effect of Liquids

    D572 Test Method for Rubber--Deterioration by Heat and Oxygen

    D638 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

    D794 Practice for Determining Permanent Effect of Heat on Plastics

    D999 Test Methods for Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers

    D2561 Test Method for Environmental Stress-Crack Resistance of Blow-Molded Polyethylene Containers

    D2565 Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Outdoor Applications

    F839 Specification for Cautionary Labeling of Portable Gasoline Containers for Consumer Use

    F2234 Specification for Spill Resistant Fueling Systems for Portable Fuel Containers for Consumer Use

    G23 Practice for Operating Light-Exposure Apparatus (Carbon-Arc Type) With and Without Water for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

    ANSI Standard

    B71.1b1977 Supplement to Safety Specifications for Power Lawn Mowers, Lawn and Garden Tractors, and Lawn Tractors


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    DOI: 10.1520/F0852-08

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    ASTM F852-08, Standard Specification for Portable Gasoline Containers for Consumer Use (Withdrawn 2017), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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