ASTM D5438 - 17 - Standard Practice for Collection of Floor Dust for Chemical Analysis

ASTM D5438 - 17

Standard Practice for Collection of Floor Dust for Chemical Analysis

Status : Current   Published : March 2017

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1.1 This practice covers a procedure for the collection of a sample of dust from carpets and bare floors that can be analyzed for lead, pesticides, or other chemical compounds and elements.

1.2 This practice is applicable to a variety of carpeted and bare floor surfaces. It has been tested for level loop and plush pile carpets and bare wood floors, specifically.

1.3 This practice is not intended for the collection and evaluation of dust for the presence of asbestos fibers.

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.




Standard NumberASTM D5438 - 17
TitleStandard Practice for Collection of Floor Dust for Chemical Analysis
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 March 2017
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 Carpet, Cyclone, Dust, Floors, Metals, Organic chemicals, Particle size, Particulate matter, Vacuum
ICS13.040.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages8
File Size213 KB
Price£40.00


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