ASTM D6231 - 11(2015) - Standard Specification for HFC-125 (Pentafluoroethane, C2HF5)

ASTM D6231 - 11(2015)

Standard Specification for HFC-125 (Pentafluoroethane, C2HF5)

Status : Current   Published : January 2015



1.1 This specification covers the requirements for HFC-125 as a fire-fighting medium.

1.2 This specification does not address the fire-fighting equipment or hardware that employs HFC-125 or the conditions of employing such equipment, for example, hand helds, fixed installations, etc.

1.3 This specification does not address the storage or transportation of HFC-125. Storage, handling, and transportation issues are addressed in Practice D6268.

1.4 The values stated in both inch-pound and SI units are to be regarded separately as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5  The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test methods portion, Section 6, of this specification.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.Specific hazards statements are given in 4.3.

Standard NumberASTM D6231 - 11(2015)
TitleStandard Specification for HFC-125 (Pentafluoroethane, C2HF5)
Publication Date06 January 2015
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 Cinf2/infHFinf5/inf, FE-25<(>&<)>trade fire fighting, Fire fighting agent, Fire protection, Fire suppressant, HFC-125, Hydrofluorocarbon, Hydrofluorocarbon 125, Pentafluoroethane
File Size66 KB

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