Work Item
ASTM WK74950

New Test Method for Hydrogen Sulfide in Workplace Air by Direct-Reading Electrochemical Detectors

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, the development of test methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to sampling and analysis of atmospheres, interpretation of data, the standardization of recognized and practiced methods for measurement of atmospheric quality, and sponsoring of discussions among those active in the study of air quality.
The work of the Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


hydrogen sulfide; electrochemical detector


Hydrogen sulfide is a very common occupational disease and harmful factor, which is widely distributed in the air of various workplaces in oil extraction, petrochemical and other industries. Therefore, the accurate detection of hydrogen sulfide is an important premise to protect the safety and health of workers.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: D22.04

Committee: D22

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-24-2020

Technical Contact: Xinming Wei

Item: 000