Work Item
ASTM WK81724

New Classification for Ignitable Liquids

1. Scope

This standard covers the classification of ignitable liquids encountered in forensic fire debris analysis and includes classification of petroleum and non-petroleum based ignitable liquids.


accelerant; ignitable liquid residue; GC-MS; flammable; combustible


The current classification is found as a table in E1618. Its use has expanded to other E30 standards and needs revision to harmonize with these other standards.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: E30.01

Committee: E30

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-30-2022

Technical Contact: Laura Hernandez

Item: 001

Ballot: E30.01 (22-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 005

Ballot: E30.01 (22-04)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution