ASTM-D2023 Standard Test Method of Analysis for Sodium Toluene Sulfonate in Detergents

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Standard Test Method of Analysis for Sodium Toluene Sulfonate in Detergents



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1.1 This test method covers the analysis for the apparent sodium toluene sulfonate (NaTS) content of detergents.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 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. Material Safety Data sheets are available for reagents and materials. Review them for hazards prior to usage.

Significance and Use

4.1 This test method is of use to anyone engaged in compositional analysis of detergent formulations. This would include formulators, and analysts employed by companies that manufacture the components usually included in such formulations.


hydrotropes; sodium toluene sulfonate; ultraviolet absorption ;; ICS Number Code 71.100.40 (Surface active agents)

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15.04 (Soaps and Other Detergents; Polishes; Leather; Resilient Floor Coverings)

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1989 R16 EDITION



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Publication Date

Aug. 1, 2016

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Test Method

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3 pages

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