BS EN 12915:1999 - Products used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Granular activated carbon – BSI British Standards

BS EN 12915:1999

Products used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Granular activated carbon

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : November 1999 Replaced By : BS EN 12915-1:2003, BS EN 12915-2:2003

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BS EN 12915:1999 Products used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Granular activated carbon

BS EN 12915-1:2003 applies to virgin granular activated carbon used for treatment of water intended for human consumption.

BS EN 12915-1:2003  describes the characteristics of virgin granular activated carbon, and specifies the requirements and the corresponding test methods for virgin granular activated carbon. It also gives information on its use in water treatment.

Contents of BS EN 12915-1:2003

Contents Page
Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Description
4.1 Identification
4.2 Commercial forms
5 Physical properties
5.1 Appearance
5.2 Particle size distribution
5.3 Wettability
5.4 Bulk density packed
5.5 Mechanical strength
6 Chemical properties
6.1 General
6.2 Purity criteria
7 Specific properties
8 Test methods8.1 Sampling8.2 Analysis
9 Labelling, transportation and storage
9.1 Means of delivery
9.2 Risk and safety labelling according to the EU directives
9.3 Transportation regulations and labelling
9.4 Marking
9.5 Storage
Annex A (informative) General information on granular activated carbon
A.1 Origin
A.2 Composition
A.3 Hydraulic characteristics
A.4 Use
A.5 Rules for safe handling and use
A.6 Emergency procedures
Bibliography

 




Standard NumberBS EN 12915:1999
TitleProducts used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Granular activated carbon
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 November 1999
Withdrawn Date31 July 2003
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 12915-1:2003, BS EN 12915-2:2003
International RelationshipsEN 12915:1999
Draft Superseded By97/123226 DC
DescriptorsPotable water, Water, Water treatment, Activated carbon, Carbon, Particulate materials, Water supply engineering, Water purification, Food fit for human consumption, Physical properties of materials, Physical property measurement, Particle size distribution, Chemical composition, Chemical properties, Chemical analysis and testing, Determination of content, Purity, Impurities, Compositional tolerances, Toxic materials, Test equipment, Test specimens, Specimen preparation, Testing conditions, Wettability, Bulk density, Hardness measurement, Reproducibility, Marking, Transportation, Storage
ICS13.060.20
71.100.80
Title in FrenchProduits utilises pour le traitement de l'eau destinee a la consommation humaine. Charbon actif en grains
Title in GermanProdukte zur Aufbereitung von Wasser fuer den menschlichen Gebrauch. Granulierte-Aktivkohle
CommitteeCII/59
ISBN0 580 35453 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages24
File Size437.2 KB
Price£182.00


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