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ASTM D4490

96th Edition, October 10, 1996

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Standard Practice for Measuring the Concentration of Toxic Gases or Vapors Using Detector Tubes

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2016

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 96th Edition, October 10, 1996
  • Published Date: January 2016
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 6
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This practice covers the detection and measurement of concentrations of toxic gases or vapors using detector tubes (1, 2)2 A list of some of the gases and vapors that can be detected by this practice, their 1994–95 TLV values recommended by the ACGIH, and their measurement ranges are provided in Annex A1. This list is given as a guide and should be considered neither absolute nor complete.

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.

The boldface numbers in parentheses refer to the list of references at the end of this practice.