Standard Active Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020
ASTM F3414-20

Standard Test Method for Determining Ortho-Phthalate Concentration in Flooring Containing Polyvinyl Chloride

Significance and Use

4.1 This test method can be used to determine ortho-phthalate content in resilient flooring.


1.1 This test method covers determining the concentration of ortho-phthalate(s) in flooring containing polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

1.2 This test method does not purport to address or supersede any regulatory requirements.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 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: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: F06.20
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.1520/F3414-20
ICS Code: 83.080.20