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Chlorine in Organic Compounds by Sodium Peroxide Bomb Ignition, Standard Test Method For

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Standard Test Method for Chlorine in Organic Compounds by Sodium Peroxide Bomb Ignition (Withdrawn 2018)


1.1 This test method covers the determination of chlorine in organic compounds by sodium peroxide bomb ignition. It is intended for application to samples of organic materials containing more than 0.5% chlorine. The procedure assumes that compounds containing halogens other than chlorine will not be present.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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 safety precautions, see Section 7 and Notes 2, 3, and 4.

Note 1-Other test methods based on oxygen bomb combustion for analysis for chlorine are described in Test Method D808, Test Method D2361, and Test Method D4208.


Chlorine; organic compounds; silver nitrate titration; sodium peroxide bomb

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Publication Date

Sept. 10, 1998

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Test Method

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4 pages

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