Standard Practice for Safe Handling of Solvent Cements, Primers, and Cleaners Used for Joining Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
|Publication Date:||1 August 2018|
|ICS Code (Plastics fittings):||23.040.45|
|ICS Code (Plastics pipes):||23.040.20|
This practice covers procedures for safe handling of solvent cements, primers, and cleaners used in joining thermoplastic pipe and fittings. The procedures are general ones and include safeguards against hazards of fire and precautions for protection of personnel from breathing of vapors and contact with skin or eyes.
The word cleaner, when used in this practice, refers to chemical cleaners.
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.
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.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard