ASTM International - ASTM D4678-04
Standard Practice for Rubber-Preparation, Testing, Acceptance, Documentation, and Use of Reference Materials
|Publication Date:||1 December 2004|
|ICS Code (Rubber):||83.060|
1.1 This practice covers materials used on an industry-wide basis as reference materials, which are vitally important to conduct product, specification, and development testing in the rubber and carbon black industry. This practice describes the steps necessary to ensure that any candidate material, that has a perceived need, can become a Reference Material. The practice sets forth the recommendations on the preparation steps for these materials, on the testing that shall be conducted to permit acceptance of any candidate material, and on how the documentation needed for the acceptance shall be recorded for future use and review.
1.2 This practice shall be administered by ASTM Committee D11 in consultation on all matters with Committee D24.
1.2.1 Important sections of this practice are as follows:
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.