ASTM D1296 - 01(2012) - Standard Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents

ASTM D1296 - 01(2012)

Standard Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents

Status : Current   Published : January 2012



1.1 This test method covers a comparative procedure for observing the characteristic and residual odors of volatile organic solvents and diluents to determine their odor acceptability in a solvent system.

1.2 It is not intended that this test method be employed to determine subtle odor differences between materials or to determine odor intensity.

1.3 It is recommended that this test method not be employed to determine the residual odor of a liquid if its time for evaporation to dryness at room temperature exceeds 30 min or as agreed upon.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 4.

1.6 For specific hazard information, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Standard NumberASTM D1296 - 01(2012)
TitleStandard Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents
Publication Date07 January 2012
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
Descriptors Odor, Solvent
File Size51.42 KB

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