Astm D 3987 – 85 (Reapproved 2004) pdf free download

Standard Test Method for
Shake Extraction of Solid Waste with Water1

This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 3987; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of
original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of the last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A
superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers a procedure for leaching of
solid waste to obtain an aqueous solution to be used to
determine the materials leached under the specified testing

1.2 This test method provides for the shaking of a known
weight of waste with water of specified composition and the
separation of the aqueous phase for analysis.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the
safety problems, 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.

2. Referenced Documents

2.1 ASTM Standards: 2
C 471 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Gypsum and
Gypsum Products
D 75 Practice for Sampling Aggregates
D 420 Practice for Investigating and Sampling Soil and
Rock for Engineering Purposes
D 1129 Terminology Relating to Water
D 1193 Specification for Reagent Water
D 2216 Test Method for Laboratory Determination of Water
(Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock
D 2234 Test Methods for Collection of a Gross Sample of
D 3370 Practices for Sampling Water
E 122 Practice for Choice of Sample Size to Estimate a
The measure of Quality for a Lot or Process.

3. Terminology Definitions

3.1 For definitions of terms used in this test method, see
Terminology D 1129.

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