Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D2522-03

Standard Test Method for Chlorine Content of Polybutenes Used for Electrical Insulation

Significance and Use

Chlorine is normally present in polybutenes in small amounts, usually below 50 ppm, as organically bound chlorine. Inorganic chloride is normally not present.

Note 1—The qualitative presence or absence of inorganic chloride may be tested by Test Method D 878.


1.1 This test method describes the determination of the total chloride content of polybutenes used for electrical insulation.

1.2 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. For specific hazards information, see Section 8.

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Book of Standards Volume: 10.03
Developed by Subcommittee: D27.06
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D2522-03
ICS Code: 29.035.20