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ASTM D4278

2002 Edition, September 10, 2002

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Standard Test Method for Wet Ashing Procedure for Preparing Wood Samples for Inorganic Chemical Analysis

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  • Revision: 2002 Edition, September 10, 2002
  • Published Date: September 10, 2002
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 3
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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This practice consists of a procedure for decomposition of wood as an initial step for analysis for the constituents arsenic, chromium, copper, phosphate, and zinc, all of which may then be analyzed in accordance with Test Methods D 1326, D 1627, D 1628 and D 5584.

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. Specific precautionary statements are given in Section 7.