Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3987-85(2004)

Standard Test Method for Shake Extraction of Solid Waste with Water


1.1 This test method covers a procedure for leaching of solid waste to obtain an aqueous solution to be used to determine the materials leached under the specified testing conditions.

1.2 This test method provides for the shaking of a known weight of waste with water of specified composition and the separation of the aqueous phase for analysis.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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: 11.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D34.01.04
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D3987-85R04
ICS Code: 13.060.50