Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D2911-94

Standard Specification for Dimensions and Tolerances for Plastic Bottles


1.1 This specification covers the thread configuration and dimensions for finishes for plastic bottles with screw-type closures, having a maximum capacity of 18.9 L (5 gal) and a maximum bottle dimension of 305 mm (12 in.). Included are tolerances for bottle capacity and body dimensions.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods 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.

Note 1-There is no similiar or equivalent ISO standard.
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Book of Standards Volume: 08.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D20.20
Pages: 15
DOI: 10.1520/D2911-94