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Standard Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Agents in Aqueous Metal Working Fluids (Withdrawn 2004)

ASTM-E686 - 1991 R98 EDITION - CANCELLED -- See the following: ASTM-E2275
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Standard Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Agents in Aqueous Metal Working Fluids (Withdrawn 2004)


1.1 This method evaluates the utility and effectiveness of antibacterial and antifungal agents at use concentrations in controlling the microorganisms responsible for the deterioration of metal-working fluids. The method is applicable to antimicrobial agents that are incorporated into either the metal-working fluid concentrate or into the final-use dilution.

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.


antimicrobial fungicide; bacteria; bactericide; biocides; coolants; fungi; malts; metal-working fluids; yeasts; ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)

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11.05 (Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response)

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75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products Including mineral oils, fluids for metal working and for temporary protection against corrosion Lubrication systems, see 21.260 Insulating oils, see 29.035.40)

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1991 R98 EDITION



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Publication Date

Aug. 15, 1991

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

3 pages

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