ASTM International - ASTM D565-99(2019)
Standard Test Method for Carbonizable Substances in White Mineral Oil
|Publication Date:||1 January 2019|
|ICS Code (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products):||75.100|
significance And Use:
4.1 This test method is a means for ascertaining whether pharmaceutical mineral oil conforms to the standards of the United States Pharmacopeia, the National Formulary, and the Food and Drug... View More
4.1 This test method is a means for ascertaining whether pharmaceutical mineral oil conforms to the standards of the United States Pharmacopeia, the National Formulary, and the Food and Drug Administration.View Less
1.1 This test method covers white mineral oil (Mineral Oil USP and Light Mineral Oil NF) to determine whether it conforms to the standard of quality required for pharmaceutical use as defined by the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary, or the Food and Drug Administration.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
FIG. 1 Color Comparator for Carbonizable Substances in Liquid Petrolatum
1.3 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 specific hazard statements, see Section 6.
1.4 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.