ASTM F1990 - 19 - Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil: Ignition Devices

ASTM F1990 - 19

Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil: Ignition Devices

Status : Current   Published : March 2019

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1.1 This guide relates to the use of in-situ burning of spilled oil. The focus of the guide is in-situ burning of oil on water, but the ignition techniques and devices described in the guide are generally applicable to in-situ burning of oil spilled on land as well.

1.2 The purpose of this guide is to provide information that will enable oil-spill responders to select the appropriate techniques and devices to successfully ignite oil spilled on water.

1.3 This guide is one of four related to in-situ burning of oil spills. Guide F1788 addresses environmental and operational considerations. Guide F2152 addresses fire-resistant booms, and Guide F2230 addresses burning in ice conditions.

1.4  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. In particular, the storage, transport, and use of ignition devices may be subject to regulations that will vary according to the jurisdiction. While guidance of a general nature is provided herein, users of this guide should determine regulations that apply to their situation.

1.5  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 F1990 - 19
TitleStandard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil: Ignition Devices
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 March 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 ignition, in-situ burning, oil-spill burning, oil-spill disposal
ICS75.180.10
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages7
File Size105 KB
Price£40.00


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