Standard Historical Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015
ASTM D4494-95(2010)e1

Standard Test Method for Detecting Residual Odor of Drycleaning Grade Perchloroethylene

Significance and Use

Normally clothes cleaned with perchloroethylene will have a clean cloth odor. If a foreign odor is present, it may be objectionable.


1.1 This test method covers the detection of a residual odor in drycleaning-grade perchloroethylene.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in Section 7.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.05
Developed by Subcommittee: D26.04
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D4494-95R10E01
ICS Code: 71.080.20