ASTM C459/C459M - 97(2019) - Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products

ASTM C459/C459M - 97(2019)

Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products

Status : Current   Published : April 2019

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1.1 These test methods cover only asbestos-cement flat sheets, roofing shingles, siding shingles, and clapboards.

1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.3  Warning—Breathing of asbestos dust is hazardous. Asbestos and asbestos products present demonstrated health risks for users and for those with whom they come into contact. In addition to other precautions, when working with asbestos-cement products, minimize the dust that results. For information on the safe use of chrysoltile asbestos, refer to “Safe Use of Chrysotile Asbestos: A Manual on Preventive and Control Measures.” 2

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. For a specific safety hazard, see 1.3.

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 C459/C459M - 97(2019)
TitleStandard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 April 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
ICS91.100.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages3
File Size68 KB
Price£36.00


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