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January 1, 1963 - API

FOREWORD Increased emphasis on water resources and on water conservation has had a direct effect on the petroleum industry as well as on all other industries which require large volumes of water in their operations. The petroleum industry has become extremely water conscious because in some areas...

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ASTM F981-23 - Standard Practice for Assessment of Muscle and Bone Tissue Responses to Long-Term Implantable Materials Used in Medical Devices
September 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This practice provides guidelines for biological assessment of tissue responses to nonabsorbable for medical device implants. It assesses the effects of the material that is implanted intramuscularly or intraosseously. The experimental protocol is not designed to provide a...

ASTM D2565-23 - Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Outdoor Applications
October 1, 2023 - ASTM International

4.1 The ability of a plastic material to resist deterioration of its electrical, mechanical, and optical properties caused by exposure to light, heat, and water can be very significant for many applications. This practice is intended to induce property changes associated with end-use...

ASTM F2026-23 - Standard Specification for Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Polymers for Surgical Implant Applications
August 1, 2023 - ASTM International

This specification covers polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer in virgin forms as pellets, powder, and so forth. It provides requirements and associated test methods for these thermoplastics when they are to be used in the manufacture of intracorporeal devices such as surgical implants or components...

ASTM D4638-16(2023) - Standard Guide for Preparation of Biological Samples for Inorganic Chemical Analysis
April 1, 2023 - ASTM International

5.1 The chemical analysis of biological material, collected from such locations as streams, rivers, lakes, and oceans can provide information of environmental significance. The chemical analysis of biological material used in toxicity tests may be useful to better...

ASTM F1609-23 - Standard Specification for Calcium Phosphate Coatings for Implantable Materials
July 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification covers the material requirements for calcium phosphate coatings for surgical implant applications. 1.2 In particulate and monolithic form, the calcium phosphate materials system has been well characterized regarding biological response (1, 2)2 and...

ASTM E3164-23 - Standard Guide for Contaminated Sediment Site Risk-Based Corrective Action - Baseline, Remedy Implementation and Post-Remedy Monitoring Programs
August 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This guide pertains to corrective action monitoring before (baseline monitoring), during (remedy implementation monitoring) and after (post-remedy monitoring) sediment remedial activities. It does not address monitoring performed during remedial investigations, pre-remedial risk assessments,...

ASTM F2101-23 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) of Medical Face Mask Materials, Using a Biological Aerosol of Staphylococcus aureus
March 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This test method is used to measure the bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE) of medical face mask materials, employing a ratio of the upstream bacterial challenge to downstream residual concentration to determine filtration efficiency of medical face mask materials. 1.2 This test...

ASTM F1296-08(2023) - Standard Guide for Evaluating Chemical Protective Clothing
June 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This guide is intended to aid in the application of standards for the development, specification, and selection of chemical protective clothing with the ultimate goal of maintaining the safety and health of workers who come into contact with hazardous chemicals. 1.2 This guide provides a short...

ASTM E1525-02(2023) - Standard Guide for Designing Biological Tests with Sediments
January 1, 2023 - ASTM International

6.1 Contaminated sediments may affect natural populations of aquatic organisms adversely. Sediment-dwelling organisms may be exposed directly to contaminants by the ingestion of sediments and by the uptake of sediment-associated contaminants from interstitial and overlying water. Contaminated...

ASTM D6006-23 - Standard Guide for Assessing Biodegradability of Hydraulic Fluids
July 1, 2023 - ASTM International

5.1 This guide discusses ways to assess the likelihood that a hydraulic fluid will undergo biodegradation if it enters an environment that is known to support biodegradation of some substances, for example the material used as the positive control in the test. The information can be used in...

ASTM F1185-23 - Standard Specification for Composition of Medical-Grade Hydroxylapatite for Surgical Implants
April 15, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification covers chemical and crystallographic requirements for hydroxylapatite intended for surgical implants. For a material to be called medical-grade hydroxylapatite, it must conform to this specification. (See Appendix X1.) 1.2 The biological response to...