Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D5136-07

Standard Specification for High Purity p-Xylene

Abstract

This specification establishes the requirements for p-Xylene. Sampled specimens shall conform to the following physical and chemical properties: minimum purity; maximum m-Xylene content; maximum o-Xylene content; maximum sulfur content; maximum toluene content; maximum ethylbenzene content; maximum nonaromatic hydrocarbons content; appearance; color (Pt/Co scale); distillation range; and maximum pressure.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers high purity p-Xylene.

1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this specification: for purposes of determining conformance with this specification, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off "to the nearest unit" in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E 29.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses re for information only.

1.4 Consult current OSHA regulations, supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used in this specification.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D16.01
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D5136-07
ICS Code: 71.080.15