ASTM International - ASTM D5435-93(1998)
Standard Test Method for Diagnostic Soil Test for Plant Growth and Food Chain Protection
|Publication Date:||10 December 1998|
|ICS Code (Biological properties of soils):||13.080.30|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of quantity (Q) and intensity (I) results for several elements in soils, spoils, fly-ash, and other soil substitutes to ascertain their suitability for the growth of vegetation and possible adverse effects of metals on the food chain.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.3 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.