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ASTM E649-17a

Standard Test Method for Bromine in Chlorine

Standard Test Method for Bromine in Chlorine E0649-17A ASTM|E0649-17A|en-US Standard Test Method for Bromine in Chlorine Standard new BOS Vol. 06.04 Committee D16
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Significance and Use

4.1 Low levels of bromine contaminant in chlorine cause problems in some industrial uses. This test method may be used to determine bromine in liquid or gaseous chlorine at levels as low as 4 ug/kg.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of bromine in liquid chlorine and in gaseous chlorine with a lower limit of detection of 4 ug/kg by weight.

1.2 Review the current Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for detailed information concerning toxicity, first-aid procedures, handling, and safety precautions.

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 hazard statements are given in Section 7.

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: 06.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D16.13
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/E0649-17A
ICS Code: 71.060.10