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Normal boiling point
Boiling point of a liquid when total pressure is 101.325 kPa (1 atm, 760 mmHg, 760 Torr, 14.7 psia, 29.92 inches Hg).
Some standards referenced by the European Chemicals Bureau are:
ASTM D 1120-72 Standard test method for boiling point of engine anti-freezes
2. Distillation process (boiling range)
ISO/R 918 Test Method for Distillation (Distillation Yield and Distillation Range)
BS 4349/68 Method for determination of distillation of petroleum products
BS 4591/71 Method for the determination of distillation characteristics
DIN 53171 Losungsmittel fur Anstrichstoffe, Bestimmung des Siedeverlaufes
NF T 20-608 Distillation:determination du rendement et de l'intervalle de distillation
3. Differential thermal analysis (DTA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC):
ASTM E 537-76 Standard method for assessing the thermal stability of chemicals by methods
of differential thermal analysis
ASTM E 473-85 Standard definitions of terms relating to thermal analysis
ASTM E 472-86 Standard practice for reporting thermoanalytical data
DIN 51005 Thermische Analyse: Begriffe
European Chemicals Bureau. Testing Methods Work Area, Methods for the determination of physico-chemical properties, toxicity and ecotoxicity. Part A: Methods for the determination of the physico-chemical properties.
OECD, Paris, 1981, Test Guideline 103, Decision of the Council C (81) 30 final.
IUPAC, B. Le Neindre, B. Vodar, editions. Experimental thermodynamics, Butterworths, London, 1975, volume II.