ASTM E921 - 97(2016) - Standard Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

ASTM E921 - 97(2016)

Standard Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

Status : Current   Published : September 2016



1.1 This specification covers the procedures for testing loaded shipping containers. Drop, vibration and compression tests are performed to measure the ability of the shipping container to protect the product from shock, vibration and compressive forces encountered during normal export handling and shipping conditions. This specification is not intended to supplant material specifications or existing preshipment test procedures. This specification is not intended for use with hazardous materials.

1.2 These procedures are suitable for all types of laboratory apparatus, including reusable and disposable macro and micro products.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4  The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 4, 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.

Standard NumberASTM E921 - 97(2016)
TitleStandard Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus
Publication Date01 September 2016
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 Apparatus, Export, Laboratory, Packaging
File Size59 KB

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