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ASTM D1439 - 03(2008)e1

ASTM D1439 - 03(2008)e1 Standard Test Methods for Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose


Significance and Use Moisture analysis (along with purity) is used to calculate the amount of active polymer in the material and must be considered when determining the amount of sodium carboxymethylcellulose to use in various formulations. 1. Scope 1.1 These test methods cover the testing of sodium carboxymethylcellulose. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order: Sections Moisture 4-9 Degree of Etherification: Test Method AAcid Wash 10-17 Test Method BNonaqueous Titration 10, 12, 18-23 Viscosity 24-30 Purity 31-38 Sodium Glycolate 39-47 Sodium Chloride 48-55 Density 56-62 1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only. 1.4 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. For specific hazard statements, see 15.1 and 20.