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ASTM D7815-21

Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Halon 1211, Bromochlorodifluoromethane (CF2BrCl)

Significance and Use

4.1 This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of Halon 1211 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that Halon 1211 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way that its physical property values are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, water, and air.


1.1 This practice covers guidance and direction to suppliers, recyclers, reclaimers, purchasers, and users in the handling, transportation, and storage of Halon 1211.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 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: 15.05
Developed by Subcommittee: D26.09
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D7815-21
ICS Code: 13.220.10