ASTM-D6541 Standard Specification for HFC-236fa, 1,1,1,3,3,3–Hexafluoropropane, (CF3CH2CF3)

ASTM-D6541 - 2011 R15 EDITION - CURRENT
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This specification covers the requirements for HFC- 236fa HFC-236fa, 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoropropane, (CF3CH 2CF3) as a fire-fighting medium. The materials are classified into two types: type I - mixtures of HFC-236fa and nitrogen, and type II - HFC-236fa. The purity, acidity, water content, non-volatile residue, fixed gases in the vapour phase, and suspended matter or sediment shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

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Scope

1.1 This specification covers the requirements for HFC-236fa as a fire-fighting medium.

1.2 This specification does not address the fire-fighting equipment or hardware that employs HFC-236fa or the conditions of employing such equipment (for example, hand-helds, fixed installations, and so forth).

1.3 This specification does not address the storage or transportation of HFC-236fa. Storage, handling, and transportation issues are addressed in Practice D6065.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test methods portion, Section 6, of this specification. 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.A specific warning statement is given in 4.3.

Keywords

CF3CH2CF3; FE-36TM; fire fighting; fire fighting agent; fire protection; fire suppressant; 1,1,1,3,3,3–hexafluoropropane; HFC-236fa; hydrofluorocarbon; hydrofluorocarbon 236fa;; ICS Number Code 13.220.10 (Fire-fighting); 71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.05 (Engine Coolants; Halogenated Organic Solvents and Fire Extinguishing Agents; Industrial and Specialty Chemicals)

To find similar documents by classification:

13.220.10 (Fire-fighting Including equipment and vehicles Flameproof clothing, see 13.340.10)

71.080.20 (Halogenated hydrocarbons)

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Document Number

ASTM-D6541-11(2015)

Revision Level

2011 R15 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

June 15, 2015

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

3 pages

Committee Number

D26.09