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BS EN ISO 3993:1996

Liquefied petroleum gas and light hydrocarbons. Determination of density or relative density. Pressure hydrometer method

Status : Current   Published : February 1996



What is BS 3993:1966?

BS 3993 specifies two types of hydrochloric acid. The standard sets out the requirements for residue on evaporation, sulphated residue on ignition, total sulphate, iron, arsenic, lead, copper, mercury, oxidizing and reducing substances. It also looks at a variety of test methods.

How does it work?

BS 3993 first looks at the material – essentially a liquid solution of hydrogen chloride, HCI. This should be clear, ranging from completely colourless to pale yellow. The standard also provides best-practice recommendations for the material, and gives practical guidelines for the chemical analysis and testing by means of sampling. BS 3993 concludes with the packaging and sampling of commercial hydrochloric acid.

Who should buy it?

  • Chemical engineers
  • Occupational safety officers
  • Suppliers and distributors of commercial hydrochloric acid

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Standard NumberBS EN ISO 3993:1996
TitleLiquefied petroleum gas and light hydrocarbons. Determination of density or relative density. Pressure hydrometer method
Publication Date15 February 1996
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
ReplacesBS 6665:1985, ISO 3993-1984
International RelationshipsEN ISO 3993:1995,ISO 3993:1984
Draft Superseded By76/51650 DC
DescriptorsDensity measurement, Liquefied petroleum gas, Aliphatic hydrocarbons, Density, Relative density, Pressure, Hydrometers, Dimensions, Sampling methods, Calibration, Reproducibility, Reports
Title in FrenchGaz de pétrole liquéfiés et hydrocarbures légers. Détermination de la masse volumique ou de la densité relative. Méthode de l'aréomètre sous pression
Title in GermanFluessiggas und leichte Kohlenwasserstoffe. Bestimmung der Dichte oder der relativen Dichte. Verfahren mittels Druck-Araeometer
ISBN0 580 23949 7
File Size338.1 KB

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