The principle of the method is based on distillation of a test portion in the presence of an appropriate solvent, in a Dean and Stark apparatus. Determination of the volume of condensate collected in the receiver tube, brought to ambient temperature, assuming this liquid to be water. An appropriate solvent is xylene, solvent naphtha or alternatively, toluene. ISO 1897-2 replaces ISO/R 1898-1971.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1977-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 47
  • 71.080.40
    Organic acids

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