ASTM International - ASTM D8235-18
Standard Specification for Ethyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (ETBE) for Blending with Gasolines for Use as Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
|Publication Date:||1 December 2018|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
1.1 This specification covers requirements for fuel grade ethyl tertiary-butyl ether (ETBE) utilized as a blend component at the 1 % to 22 % by volume for use as automotive spark-ignition engine fuel covered by Specifications D4814 and D8076 as well as other automotive fuel applications involving ETBE.
1.1.1 Other ETBE grades may be available for blending that are not covered by this specification. Specification D7618 is also available from ASTM International.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard: For purposes of determining conformance with these specifications, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded "to the nearest unit" in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding method of Practice E29. All digits expressed in the specification limits are to be considered significant digits.
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.