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ASTM C225-85(2022)

Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Glass Containers to Chemical Attack

1.1These test methods cover the evaluation of the resistance of glass containers to chemical attack. Three test methods are presented, as follows:

1.1.1Test Method B-A covers autoclave tests at 121 °C on bottles partially filled with dilute acid as the attacking medium.

1.1.2Test Method B-W covers autoclave tests at 121 °C on bottles partially filled with distilled water as the attacking medium.

1.1.3Test Method P-W covers autoclave tests at 121 °C on powdered samples with pure water as the attacking medium.

1.2The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

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 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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