ASTM International - ASTM F590-92(2000)
Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Powder Gun Projectiles and Propellants
|Publication Date:||10 March 2000|
|ICS Code (Weapons):||95.060|
1.1 This consumer safety specification covers projectiles and propellants manufactured for use with non-powder guns intended for target shooting, educational, and recreational purposes and is to be used in conjunction with Consumer Safety Specification F589. Non-powder guns are commonly identified as BB guns, air guns, or pellet guns.
1.2 The projectiles and propellants covered by this consumer safety specification are BB cal, .177 cal (4.5 mm), and .22 cal (5.5 mm) air gun shot of various materials; .177 cal (4.5 mm), 5 mm, .22 cal (5.5 mm) pellets and .177 cal (4.5 mm), 5 mm, and .22 cal (5.5 mm) darts and propellants identified as 8 and 12-g type CO2 cylinders with both small and standard-sized necks.
1.3 This consumer safety specification does not cover propellants such as dichlorodifluorometh
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.