Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3852-99

Standard Practice for Sampling and Handling Phenol, Cresols, and Cresylic Acid


1.1 This practice is provided to ensure that phenol and cresylic acid are properly sampled to provide representative specimens for quality assurance analyses and that they are handled in a safe manner. In general, this practice also applies to cresols, xylenols, and some other alkylated phenolic materials; however, specific information regarding these materials should be sought and used if available.

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 hazard statements, see Sections 5 to 8 and Notes 1 and 2.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D16.08
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D3852-99
ICS Code: 71.080.15; 71.080.40