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ASTM B562-95(2021)

Standard Specification for Refined Gold

1.1This specification covers refined gold in cast bar form (Note 1).

1.1.1Grade 99.5 - Gold having a minimum fineness of 995.

1.1.2Grade 99.95 - Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.5.

1.1.3Grade 99.99 - Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.9.

1.1.4Grade 99.995 - Gold having a minimum fineness of 999.95.

Note 1:Other forms of unfabricated gold of commerce are not to be excluded under this specification.

1.2The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3This 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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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