Work Item
ASTM WK71163

New Specification for Cold Applied Coal Tar for Roofing, Waterproofing and Dampproofing

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, and development of standards pertaining to materials and systems for roofing and waterproofing, for related building, industrial, and agricultural uses. These activities shall be coordinated with those of other ASTM committees and national and international organizations having similar interests.


asbestos-free, coal tar, dampproofing, roofing, cold applied


This is a new standard specification for a product being used in the coal tar roofing, waterproofing area and is being used successfully and it is desired to generate an ASTM Standard Specification based on the below. It allows the application without the use of a hot kettle for the coal tar liquid which is desirable by some applicators and building owners.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D08.05

Committee: D08

Staff Manager: Frank McConnell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-23-2019

Technical Contact: Frank Moore

Item: 001

Ballot: D08.05 (20-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 003

Ballot: D08 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution