ASTM D – Designation: D – 01e1 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Pack. This practice provides for standard and special conditioning and testing atmospheres that may be used to simulate particular field conditions that a. ASTM D() Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages , or Packaging Components for Testing CONTAINED IN VOL. ,
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ASTM D e1. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A superscript epsilon e indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval. 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.
Conditioning for Testing5 2. Current edition approved April 10, Originally published as D — Last previous edition D — Therefore, the package should be placed and kept in a speci?
These special conditions do not necessarily duplicate actual? NOTE 1—Average values must fall within these limits.
ASTM-D – Medical Package Testing
NOTE 4—In the absence of a speci? See Test Method E for a detailed description of methods.
The temperature and relative humidity indicated at the control point, may not be representative of conditions elsewhere in the conditioned space due to local effects or de? Tolerances at the controller usually must be smaller than those at the specimen. A psychrometer may be used either for direct measurement of relative humidity or for checking the hygrometer see Test Method E The dry-bulb thermometer of the psychrometer may be used either for direct measurement or for checking the temperature-indicating device.
If no time period is speci? The container, package, or packaging component shall be supported in a manner such that all surfaces have free access to the conditioning atmosphere. Heavier packages may be placed on a pallet or other device that should allow for as much exposure of the bottom surface to the conditioning atmosphere as is possible, so long as the device does not cause a permanent change in the box or affect the? When this is not possible, the test shall be performed as quickly as possible after the specimen is removed from the conditioning atmosphere.
Here too, the package shall be tested as quickly as possible after removal from the conditioning atmosphere. Precision and Bias 9. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility.
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