ASTM International - ASTM D5194-96
Standard Test Method for Trace Chloride in Liquid Aromatic Hydrocarbons
|Publication Date:||1 January 2000|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of total chloride (organic and inorganic) in liquid aromatic hydrocarbons and cyclohexane.
1.2 The test method is applicable to samples with chloride concentrations of 1 to 25 mg/kg.
1.3 Bromides and iodides, if present, will be calculated as chlorides.
1.4 Materials, such as styrene, that are polymerized by sodium biphenyl reagent cannot be analyzed by this test method.
1.5 The following applies to all specified limits in this test method: for purposes of determining conformance with this test method, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off "to the nearest unit" in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.
1.6 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For a specific hazard statement, see Section 7.