ASTM International - ASTM D4278-95
Standard Test Method for Wet Ashing Procedure for Preparing Wood Samples for Inorganic Chemical Analysis
|Publication Date:||1 January 1988|
|ICS Code (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber):||79.040|
1.1 This test method consists of a procedure for decomposition of wood as an initial step for analysis for the constituents arsenic, chromium, copper, phosphate, and zinc, all of which may then be analyzed according to Methods:D1033; D1035; D1326; D1627; and Test Methods D1628.
1.2 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. Specific precautionary statements are given in Section 7.