|Edition Number:||2||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||2006-04-21||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||A||ANSI Approved:||2017-01-24|
1.1 This standard contains test procedures and methods to evaluate refrigerants and mark their containers according to the extent of the refrigerant's flammability with regard to their intended use as components of air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
1.3 The refrigerants covered in this standard are shipped either as:
a) Liquids or gases in United States (US) Department Of Transportation (DOT) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49 (or the equivalent specifications in a given country of origin) containers where applicable, or
b) Gases compressed to liquids in US DOT CFR Title 49 (or the equivalent specifications in a given country of origin) containers where applicable.
This standard does not contain requirements for the containers that hold the refrigerants.
1.4 The data developed by this standard is with respect to the risk of fire only.
1.5 This standard does not cover the physiological effects of the decomposition products of refrigerants, in any form, nor does it cover the efficiency or effectiveness of the refrigerants in their intended uses. This standard does not contain requirements to investigate the toxicity of the refrigerants.
1.6 This standard does not cover the evaluation of refrigerants with regard to hazard communication systems (e.g. Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS).