ASTM International - ASTM D127-87(1999)
Standard Test Method for Drop Melting Point of Petroleum Wax Including Petrolatum
|Publication Date:||10 April 1999|
|ICS Code (Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products):||75.140|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the drop melting point of petroleum wax. It is used primarily for petrolatums and other microcrystalline wax.
Note 1-Additional methods used for petroleum waxes are Test Method D87 and Test Method D938. Results obtained may differ, depending on the method used. For pharmaceutical petrolatum, Test Method D127 usually is used.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.