ASTM International - ASTM D5659-95(2006)
Standard Test Method for Chlorophenoxy Acid Herbicides in Waste Using HPLC
|Publication Date:||1 February 2006|
|ICS Code (Special wastes):||13.030.30|
significance And Use:
Phenoxy acid herbicides are used extensively for weed control. Esters and salts of 2,4-D, 2,4,5-T, and Silvex have been used for agricultural crop and lawn care.
1.1 This test method covers the analysis of 2,4-dichlorophenoxya
1.2 The chlorophenoxy herbicides may be present as a variety of salts or esters, which are converted to, analyzed, and reported as their respective acids.
1.3 This test method is applicable to liquid and solid waste and waste extract matrices including aqueous, oil, spent solvent, soil, ash, leachates, etc.
1.4 This test method may be applicable to other phenoxy acid herbicides.
1.5 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. See Section and for specific precautionary statements.