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ASTM D7712-11

Standard Terminology for Sampling and Analysis of Asbestos


1.1 This terminology standard is a collective vocabulary relating to sampling and analysis of asbestos. As a convenience to general interest, it contains most of the standard terms, definitions, and nomenclature under the jurisdiction of Committee D22.

1.2 Many of the entries in this terminology are copied (with attribution) from the standards of origin referenced in Section 2. The standards of origin are noted in bold type at the right margin of the applicable definition.

1.3 Certain terms in the common language that comprise multiple concepts are included herein with the definition specific to standards and practices of Committee D22. Alternative definitions for starred terms may be found in the USGS Tabulation of Asbestos-Related Terminology, Open-File Report 02-458.

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Book of Standards Volume: 11.07
Developed by Subcommittee: D22.07
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D7712-11
ICS Code: 01.040.91; 91.100.15