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ASTM International - ASTM D4766-98(2014)

Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 September 2014
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Workplace atmospheres): 13.040.30
significance And Use:

5.1 Vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) is the starting material for the manufacture of poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC), which is used extensively in construction, electronics, packaging, and other... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method describes the determination of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in workplace atmospheres using a modified charcoal tube method (see Practice D3686).

1.2 This procedure is compatible with low flow rate personal sampling equipment. It can be used for personal or stationary monitoring. It cannot determine instantaneous fluctuations in concentration to detect maximum values. Alternative on-site procedures, such as gas chromatography or infrared spectrometry, must be used to measure fast-changing concentrations.

1.3 The range of this test method is from the limit of detection of approximately 0.01 to 100 ppm (v).

1.4 The sampling method provides a time-weighted average sample.

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

1.6 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. For more specific precautionary statements, see Section 9 and Warnings in 10.2.3 and 11.1.3.

Document History

March 1, 2021
Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)
1.1 This test method describes the determination of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in workplace atmospheres using a modified charcoal tube method (see Practice D3686). 1.2 This procedure is compatible...
ASTM D4766-98(2014)
September 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)
1.1 This test method describes the determination of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in workplace atmospheres using a modified charcoal tube method (see Practice D3686). 1.2 This procedure is compatible...
October 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)
1.1 This test method describes the determination of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in workplace atmospheres using a modified charcoal tube method (see Practice D3686). 1.2 This procedure is compatible...
April 10, 2003
Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)
Vinyl chloride monomer is the starting material for the manufacture of poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC), which is used extensively in construction, electronics, packaging, and other industries. The vinyl...
May 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Vinyl Chloride in Workplace Atmospheres (Charcoal Tube Method)
1.1 This test method describes the determination of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in workplace atmospheres using a modified charcoal tube method (see Practice D3686). 1.2 This procedure is compatible...
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