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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 E943-23 - Standard Terminology Relating to Biological Effects and Environmental Fate
June 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This terminology document defines terms commonly used in standards developed by ASTM Subcommittee E50.47 on Biological Effects and Environmental Fate. This terminology document is intended to be consistent with the use of terms in ASTM standards related to this field and, to the extent...

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 conditions,...

ASTM D7103-19(2023) - Standard Guide for Assessment of Medical Gloves
September 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This guide is intended to assist in the identification and application of the most appropriate ASTM and associated standards for the assessment, development of specifications, and selection of medical gloves with the ultimate goal of maintaining the safety and health of healthcare workers who...

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 comprehensive...

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 interpret the...

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

1.1 This specification covers polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer in virgin forms (for example, pellets, granules, powder, filaments used in additive manufacturing) and fabricated forms. It provides requirements and associated test methods for these thermoplastics when they are to be used in the...

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

This specification covers the material requirements for calcium phosphate coatings for surgical implant applications. In particulate and monolithic form, the calcium phosphate materials system has been well-characterized regarding biological response and laboratory characterization. This...

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 making...

ASTM E1705-23 - Standard Terminology Relating to Bioenergy and Industrial Chemicals from Biomass
July 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This document is composed of terms, definitions of terms, descriptions of terms, and acronyms used in ASTM documents related to the field of bioenergy and industrial chemicals from biomass. Terms that are adequately defined in a general dictionary are not defined in this terminology standard. 1...

ASTM D4012-23 - Standard Test Method for Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Content of Microorganisms in Water
July 1, 2023 - ASTM International

5.1 A rapid and routine procedure for determining biomass of the living microorganisms in cultures, waters, wastewaters, and in plankton and periphyton samples taken from surface waters is frequently of vital importance. However, classical techniques such as direct microscope counts, turbidity,...

ASTM C1501-23 - Standard Test Method for Color Stability of Building Construction Sealants as Determined by Laboratory Accelerated Weathering Procedures
June 1, 2023 - ASTM International

5.1 This test method is intended to induce color changes in sealants, as well as their constituent pigments, associated with end-use conditions, including the effects of sunlight, moisture, and heat. The exposures used in this test method are not intended to simulate the color change of a sealant...

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 F2407/F2407M-23a - Standard Specification for Surgical Gowns Intended for Use in Healthcare Facilities
June 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification establishes requirements for the performance, documentation, and labeling of surgical gowns used in healthcare facilities. Four levels of barrier properties for surgical gowns are specified in ANSI/AAMI?PB70 and are included in this specification for reference purposes. Note...

ASTM F1904-23 - Standard Guide for Testing the Biological Responses to Medical Device Particulate Debris and Degradation Products in vivo
April 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 The purpose of this standard guide is to describe the principles and approaches to testing of medical device debris and degradation products from device materials (for example, particles from wear) for their potential to activate a cascade of biological responses at local and systemic...

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

4.1 The standards under the jurisdiction of Committee F23 and other technical committees can be used individually or as part of an integrated protocol in the development, selection, specification, and use of chemical protective clothing. 4.2 The standards are intended as a means by which...

ASTM D4587-23 - Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV-Condensation Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings
June 1, 2023 - ASTM International

4.1 The ability of a paint or coating to resist degradation of its physical and optical properties caused by exposure to light, heat, and water can be important for many applications. This practice describes artificial accelerated weathering methods designed to reproduce property changes associated...