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ASTM D4081-16(2023)

Standard Specification for Drycleaning-Grade Perchloroethylene

Standard Specification for Drycleaning-Grade Perchloroethylene D4081-16R23 ASTM|D4081-16R23|en-US Standard Specification for Drycleaning-Grade Perchloroethylene Standard new BOS Vol. 15.05 Committee D26
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This specification covers dry cleaning-grade perchloroethylene suitable for use in the dry cleaning industry. Materials shall be tested and the individual grades shall conform to specified values of appearance, water content, residual odor, specific gravity, non-volatile residue content, boiling point, dry point, acid acceptance, and copper corrosion.


1.1 This specification covers drycleaning-grade perchloroethylene suitable for use in the drycleaning industry.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Note 1: Guide D3844 provides additional important information on proper labeling.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.05
Developed by Subcommittee: D26.06
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D4081-16R23
ICS Code: 71.100.99