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ASTM WK87920

Revision of E1064-23 Standard Test Method for Water in Organic Liquids by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration


Removal of all references to using Pyridine reagents. Traditionally, pyridine was the organic base used in KF reagents. The pyridine-free formulations are less toxic, less odorous, and more stable than those containing pyridine. Pyridine-free reagents have been available and readily used for more than 20 year.


Developed by Subcommittee: D16.04

Committee: D16

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

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Date Initiated: 09-19-2023

Technical Contact: Scott Blakely

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