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TM112-TM 112 Formaldehyde Release from Fabric: Sealed Jar Method

TM112-TM 112 Formaldehyde Release from Fabric: Sealed Jar Method

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TEST METHODS ARE DELIVERED AS A LINK IN YOUR EMAILED RECEIPT.

 

AATCC TM112-2014, Formaldehyde Release from Fabric, Determination of: Sealed Jar Method

 

Developed in 1965 by AATCC Committee RR68; Jurisdiction transferred to AATCC Committee RA45 in 2012 (Editorially Revised and Reaffirmed 2014)

 

1.  Purpose and Scope

 

1.1  This test method is applicable to textile fabrics that evolve formaldehyde, particularly fabrics finished with chemicals containing formaldehyde.  It provides accelerated storage conditions and an analytical means for determining the amount of formaldehyde released under the conditions of accelerated storage.

 

2.  Principle

 

2.1  A weighed fabric specimen is suspended over water in sealed jar.  The jar is placed in an oven at a controlled temperature for a specified length of time.  The amount of formaldehyde absorbed by the water is then determined colorimetrically.

 

Copyright 2014 American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, RTP, NC, USA. All rights reserved.

 

The above information is only a summary of the AATCC test method.


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