ASTM International - ASTM D5237-05(2013)

Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2013
Status: historical
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Surface active agents): 71.100.40
significance And Use:

5.1 The methods in this guide can be used for simple screening of fabric softener products or to evaluate the performance, through multiple accumulative cycles, relative to a designated reference... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for treating fabric in the wash, rinse, or dryer cycle in a home laundry and for evaluating the efficacy of the treatment chemicals. This guide can be used for simple screening of fabric softener products, or to evaluate the products through multiple accumulative cycles.

1.2 The relative ranking of products assessed by these procedures may be affected by such factors as fabric load composition and the kind and level of soils, as well as by the washing and drying procedures used.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

January 1, 2019
Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners
1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for evaluating the on fabric efficacy of treatment chemicals dosed into the wash, rinse, or...
November 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners
1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for evaluating the on fabric efficacy of treatment chemicals dosed into the wash, rinse, or...
ASTM D5237-05(2013)
October 1, 2013
Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners
1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for treating fabric in the wash, rinse, or dryer cycle in a home laundry and for evaluating...
May 1, 2005
Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners
1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for treating fabric in the wash, rinse, or dryer cycle in a home laundry and for evaluating...
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Evaluating Fabric Softeners (Withdrawn 2001)
1.1 This guide evaluates the performance characteristics of fabric softener products. It provides guidance for treating fabric in the wash, rinse, or dryer cycle in a home laundry and for evaluating...
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