Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D3968-97(2002)

Standard Test Method for Monitoring of Rotational Torque of Type IIIA Child-Resistant Closures


1.1 This test method covers the measurement of rotational torques of Type IIIA child-resistant closures as a means of monitoring normal functioning of the child-resistant package.

1.2 This test method is not intended to supplant preexisting closure or package specifications or preexisting incoming material test procedures.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.10
Developed by Subcommittee: D10.32
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D3968-97R02
ICS Code: 55.020