ASTM International - ASTM D4979-19

Standard Practice for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 February 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Installations and equipment for waste disposal and treatment): 13.030.40
significance And Use:

5.1 This practice is intended for use by those in the waste management industries to aid in describing the physical characteristics of waste.

5.2 This practice has two uses. One is to... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice is used to identify wastes by describing certain physical properties. It has been developed as a rapid but effective means for visually screening wastes when received in the laboratory or during collection at the sampling site.

1.2 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. Specific hazard and warning information is given in 8.1.6.

1.3 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.

Document History

ASTM D4979-19
February 1, 2019
Standard Practice for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
1.1 This practice is used to identify wastes by describing certain physical properties. It has been developed as a rapid but effective means for visually screening wastes when received in the...
September 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
5.1 This test method is intended for use by those in the waste management industries to aid in describing the physical characteristics of waste. 5.2 This test method has two uses. One is to visually...
September 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
This test method is intended for use by those in the waste management industries to aid in describing the physical characteristics of waste. This test method has two uses. One is to visually screen...
June 15, 1995
Standard Test Method for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
1.1 This test method is used to identify wastes by describing certain physical properties. It has been developed as a rapid but effective means for visually screening wastes. 1.2 This standard does...
January 1, 1995
Standard Test Method for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
1.1 This test method is used to identify wastes by describing certain physical properties. It has been developed as a rapid but effective means for visually screening wastes. 1.2 This standard does...
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