Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1523-94(2001)

Standard Guide for Selection of Booms in Accordance With Water Body Classifications


1.1 This guide covers the selection of containment boom that may be used to control spills of oil and other substances that float on a body of water.

1.2 This guide does not address the compatibility of spill control equipment with spill products. It is the user's responsibility to ensure than any equipment selected is compatible with anticipated products.

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

1.4 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 11.08
Developed by Subcommittee: F20.11
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/F1523-94R01
ICS Code: 47.020.40