1.1 These test methods cover the various test methods used to evaluate those properties pertinent to the characterization of alcohol ethoxylates and alkylphenol ethoxylates with respect to suitability for desired uses.
1.2 The procedures for sampling and analysis appear in the following order:Sections Sampling Liquids 6 Solids 7 Methods of Chemical Analysis Water or moisture 8 Refractive index 9 and 10 pH 11 Acidity or basicity 12 and 13 Hydroxyl number 14 to 20 Cloud point 21 Iodine number 22 Ash 23 Iron 24 Ethylene oxide content 25 Polyethylene glycols 26 to 32
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