ASTM F1872 - 17 - Standard Guide for Use of Chemical Shoreline Cleaning Agents: Environmental and Operational Considerations

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ASTM F1872 - 17

Standard Guide for Use of Chemical Shoreline Cleaning Agents: Environmental and Operational Considerations

Status : Current   Published : April 2017

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1.1 This guide covers the use of chemical cleaning agents on oiled shorelines. This guide is not applicable to other chemical agents nor to the use of such products in open waters.

1.2 The purpose of this guide is to provide information that will enable spill responders to decide whether to use chemical shoreline cleaning agents as part of the oil spill cleanup response.

1.3 This is a general guide only. It is assumed that conditions at the spill site have been assessed and that these conditions are suitable for the use of cleaning agents. It is assumed that permission has been obtained to use the chemical agents. Variations in the behavior of different types of oil are not dealt with in this guide and may change some of the parameters noted herein.

1.4 This guide covers two different types of shoreline cleaners: those that disperse oil into the water and those that disperse little oil into the water under low energy levels. The selection criteria for these two types can differ widely. This guide does not cover dispersants.

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

1.6  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.

1.7  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM F1872 - 17
TitleStandard Guide for Use of Chemical Shoreline Cleaning Agents: Environmental and Operational Considerations
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 April 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 Chemical treating agent|Oiled shorelines|Oil-spill cleanup|Shoreline cle anup|Surface washing agent
ICS13.020.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages4
File Size82 KB
Price£36.00


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