Standard Active Last Updated: Jul 19, 2018
ASTM D4334-18

Standard Practice for Determination of the Dip Tube Retention of a Mechanical Pump Dispenser

Significance and Use

2.1 This practice may be used to establish performance specifications.

2.2 This practice may be used as a quality control assessment.


1.1 This practice covers the determination of the force necessary to separate the dip tube from the body of a mechanical pump dispenser (spray or flow types).

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

1.3 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: 15.10
Developed by Subcommittee: F02.30
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D4334-18
ICS Code: 55.020