ASTM International - ASTM D4458-94(1999)
Standard Test Method for Chloride Ions in Brackish Water, Seawater, and Brines
|Publication Date:||10 June 1999|
|ICS Code (Examination of water for chemical substances):||13.060.50|
1.1 This test method is applicable to the measurement of chloride in highly mineralized waters such as oil field brines, seawater, and brackish water. The test method is based upon the titration of chloride with silver nitrate, using a visual indicator.
1.2 Samples containing from 10 to 150 mg of chloride can be analyzed by this test method. These levels are achieved by dilution as described in the test method.
1.3 It is the user's responsibility to assure the validity of the method for untested types of water.
1.4 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.