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ASTM International - ASTM D4169-08

Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 August 2008
Status: inactive
Page Count: 14
ICS Code (Packaging materials and accessories): 55.040
significance And Use:

This practice provides a guide for the evaluation of shipping units in accordance with a uniform system, using established test methods at levels representative of those occurring in actual... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test plan consisting of a sequence of anticipated hazard elements encountered in various distribution cycles. This practice is not intended to supplant material specifications or existing preshipment test procedures.

1.2 This practice does not include performance testing of packages for single parcel shipments (see Practice D 7386).

1.3 The suitability of this practice for use with hazardous materials has not been determined.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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.

Document History

January 1, 2022
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
April 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
4.1 This practice provides a guide for the evaluation of shipping units in accordance with a uniform system, using established test methods at levels representative of those occurring in actual...
November 1, 2014
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
4.1 This practice provides a guide for the evaluation of shipping units in accordance with a uniform system, using established test methods at levels representative of those occurring in actual...
November 1, 2009
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
ASTM D4169-08
August 1, 2008
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
October 1, 2005
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
This practice provides a guide for the evaluation of shipping units in accordance with a uniform system, using established test methods at levels representative of those occurring in actual...
October 1, 2004
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
April 1, 2004
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
October 10, 2001
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
October 10, 2001
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
October 10, 2001
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
1.1 This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units to withstand the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test...
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