ASTM International - ASTM D5559-95
Standard Test Method for Determination of Acidity as Free Fatty Acids/Acid Number in the Absence of Ammonium or Triethanolamine Soaps in Sulfonated and Sulfated Oils
|Publication Date:||15 May 1995|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the acidity as free fatty acids existing in a sample of sulfonated or sulfated oil, or both, by titrating the sample dissolved in a solvent. It is not applicable in the presence of ammonium or triethanolamine soaps or salts or other compounds that do not react neutral to phenolphthalein when dissolved in alcohol.
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.