A new ASTM International subcommittee will develop standards on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that are present in consumer products. PFAS are a group of chemicals that are used to make fluoropolymer coatings and products that resist heat, oil, stains, grease and water.
A new ASTM International standard developed by the sensory evaluation committee (E18) provides a guide for giving feedback to sensory assessors.
ASTM International’s consumer products committee (F15) has revised its safety specification for bassinets and cradles.
ASTM International’s roofing and waterproofing committee (D08) has approved a new standard that provides guidelines and limitations for below-grade foundation waterproofing systems.
ASTM International’s general aviation aircraft committee (F44) has revised their standard for systems and equipment in aircraft.
A new ASTM International standard supports the design of civil vertiports and vertistops.
A new ASTM International standard addresses size and position of thread inserts for wakeboards. The standard was developed by ASTM’s snow and water sports committee (F27).
ASTM International’s committee on analytical chemistry of metals, ores and related materials (E01) has approved a new standard on documentation and statistical treatm
ASTM International’s adhesives committee (D14) has approved a new standard that will serve as a guideline for developing adhesive systems used in the installation of resilient flooring.
ASTM International’s cannabis committee (D37) recently approved a suite of three new standards related to environmental conditions during packaging, transit, and storage of cannabis and hemp flower.
“These standards are designed to support the safety and quality of packaged cannabis and hemp flower as it moves through the supply chain,” notes ASTM member Jonathan DeVries. “This includes the activities following curing and drying, namely packaging, transit, and storage, until it reaches the final end user.”