Standard Historical Last Updated: Nov 21, 2017
ASTM D4009-92(2011)

Standard Guide for Foam Stability of Hand Dishwashing Detergents


1.1 This guide provides guidelines for several techniques of measuring the foam stability of light-duty hand dishwashing detergent products in the presence of artificially applied test-food soils. It is intended as a laboratory screening test to aid in the formulation of products, for quality control and as a basis between the formulator and supplier in standardizing specific products' performance.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D12.16
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D4009-92R06
ICS Code: 71.100.40