ASTM D4979 - 19 - Standard Practice for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste

ASTM D4979 - 19

Standard Practice for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste

Status : Current   Published : February 2019



1.1 This practice is used to identify wastes by describing certain physical properties. It has been developed as a rapid but effective means for visually screening wastes when received in the laboratory or during collection at the sampling site.

1.2  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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific hazard and warning information is given in 8.1.6.

1.3  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 D4979 - 19
TitleStandard Practice for Physical Description Screening Analysis in Waste
Publication Date01 February 2019
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 color, physical description, screening analysis, turbidity, viscosity
File Size54 KB

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