Standard Practice for Rubber from Natural Sources—Sampling and Sample Preparation
|Publication Date:||1 March 2007|
|ICS Code (Latex and raw rubber):||83.040.10|
This practice, intended for referee purposes, covers a uniform procedure for sampling lots of solid natural rubber. Natural rubber generally is marketed in bales or packages of various sizes.
A procedure for determining the acceptability of lots of natural rubber is given. This procedure is based on a variable sampling plan.
The sample size is based on the assumption of a visually homogeneous material. If obvious heterogeneity exists, the number of samples shall be increased.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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.