ASTM-D4053 Standard Test Method for Benzene in Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Infrared Spectroscopy (Withdrawn 2013)

ASTM-D4053 - 2004 R09 EDITION - SUPERSEDED -- See the following: ASTM-D6277
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Standard Test Method for Benzene in Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Infrared Spectroscopy (Withdrawn 2013)


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the percent benzene in full-range gasoline. It is applicable to concentrations from 0.1 % to 5 volume %.

1.2 This test method has not been validated for gasolines containing oxygenates. Certain oxygenates interfere with the measurement described in this test method. Test Method D 6277 is recommended for gasolines containing oxygenates.

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

1.4 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 specific warning statements, see Section 8 and 9.1.


aviation gasoline; benzene; infrared spectroscopy; motor gasoline; Aviation fuels; Benzene--petroleum products; Gasoline; Infrared (IR) analysis--petroleum products; Infrared spectroscopy; ICS Number Code 75.160.20 (Liquid fuels)

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05.02 (Petroleum Products and Lubricants (II): D3711 - D6122)

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75.160.20 (Liquid fuels Including gasoline, diesel, kerosene, etc.)

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2004 R09 EDITION



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Publication Date

July 15, 2009

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Test Method

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3 pages

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