ASTM International - ASTM D2420-91(1996)e1
Standard Test Method for Hydrogen Sulfide In Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases (Lead Acetate Method)
|Publication Date:||1 January 2001|
1.1 This test method covers the detection of hydrogen sulfide in liquefied petroleum (LP) gases. The sensitivity of the test is about 4 mg/m3 (0.15 to 0.2 grain of hydrogen sulfide per 100 ft3) of gas. Methyl mercaptan, if present, produces a transitory yellow stain on the lead acetate paper which, however, fades completely in less than 5 min. Other sulfur compounds present in liquefied petroleum gas do not interfere with the test.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.