ASTM D996 - 16 - Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

ASTM D996 - 16

Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

Status : Current   Published : November 2016



1.1 This terminology is a compilation of definitions of technical terms used in the packaging and distribution environments. Terms that are generally understood or adequately found in other readily available sources are not included.

1.2 A definition is a single sentence with additional information included in discussions.

1.3 Definitions that are identical to those published by another standards organization or ASTM committee are identified with the name of the organization or ASTM committee.

1.4 The definitions in this terminology are grouped into related areas under principal concepts. The broad descriptor term for each group is followed in alphabetical order by narrower terms and related terms. Cross-references are included where the concept group is not obvious.

1.5 Terminology related to flexible barrier packaging is found in Terminology F17.

Standard NumberASTM D996 - 16
TitleStandard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments
Publication Date01 November 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 Cargo distribution, Logistics management, Packaging, Terminology
File Size135 KB

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