ASTM International - ASTM D6165-97(2003)
Standard Guide for the Comparison, Detection, and Identification of the Odors of Paints, Inks, and Related Materials
|Publication Date:||1 December 2003|
|ICS Code (Paints and varnishes):||87.040|
|ICS Code (Inks. Printing inks):||87.080|
1.1 This guide is intended to provide direction in order to assist the producers and users of paints, inks, and related coatings, and others who may also be exposed, to detect, compare and identify the odors that may originate from these materials.
1.2 This guide is intended to provide references for establishing guidelines to assist in identifying and verifying the sources of odors and other related issues. Further information may be found in DS-48A (1).
1.3 This guide is intended to assist in establishing guidelines as follows:
(1)Comparing products for their odor characteristics,
(2)Determining the perception threshold of odors,
(3)Isolating and identifying the chemical nature of the odor, and
(4)Confirming the results.
1.4 For hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet.
1.5 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.