Standard Historical Last Updated: Apr 11, 2019
ASTM D304-11

Standard Specification for n-Butyl Alcohol (Butanol)


This specification covers n-butyl alcohol (butanol). The apparent specific gravity, color, distillation range, non-volatile matter, water properties, and acidity shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.


1.1 This specification covers n-butyl alcohol (butanol).

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

1.3 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off to the nearest unit in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.

1.4 For hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D0304-11
ICS Code: 71.080.60