• AS/NZS 2243.2:2006

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    Safety in laboratories Chemical aspects

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    Superseded date:  02-10-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  06-30-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 2243.2:2006 SAFETY IN LABORATORIES - CHEMICAL ASPECTS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.4.1 Auto-ignition temperature
    6 - 1.4.2 Bund
    6 - 1.4.3 Combustible liquid (Australia only)
    7 - 1.4.4 Material safety data sheet (MSDS)
    7 - 1.4.5 May
    7 - 1.4.6 Risk assessment
    7 - 1.4.7 Shall
    7 - 1.4.8 Should
    7 - 1.4.9 Signal words (Australia only)
    8 - SECTION 2 PLANNING FOR CHEMICAL SAFETY
    9 - SECTION 3 CHEMICAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT
    9 - 3.1 GENERAL
    9 - 3.2 MANAGEMENT SYSTEM COMPONENTS
    9 - 3.2.1 General
    9 - 3.2.2 Safety information
    10 - 3.2.3 Security
    10 - 3.2.4 Storage and handling of chemicals
    10 - 3.2.5 Maintenance of laboratory services and cleaning of laboratories
    10 - 3.2.6 Health surveillance
    10 - 3.2.7 Safety equipment
    11 - 3.2.8 Laboratory chemical wastes
    12 - 3.3 CHEMICAL SAFETY PRACTICES
    12 - 3.3.1 Principles of protection
    13 - 3.3.2 Environmental considerations
    14 - 3.3.3 Housekeeping
    14 - 3.4 SPILL MANAGEMENT
    14 - 3.4.1 General
    15 - 3.4.2 Planning
    15 - 3.4.3 Spills inside fume cupboards
    15 - 3.4.4 Spills outside fume cupboards
    16 - 3.5 FIRE, EMERGENCY AND RESCUE PROCEDURES
    17 - SECTION 4 SAFE USE OF CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES
    17 - 4.1 GENERAL
    17 - 4.2 CHEMICAL HAZARDS
    17 - 4.3 GASES
    17 - 4.3.1 General
    18 - 4.3.2 Handling of gases, compressed or liquefied (other than cryogenic liquids)
    19 - 4.3.3 Handling of cryogenic fluids
    19 - 4.4 FLAMMABLE CHEMICALS
    19 - 4.4.1 General
    20 - 4.4.2 Precautions for highly flammable liquids
    20 - 4.4.3 Special sources of danger
    22 - 4.4.4 Precautions for Class 4 substances (dangerous solids)
    22 - 4.5 TOXIC (POISONOUS) CHEMICALS
    22 - 4.5.1 General
    23 - 4.5.2 Toxic dusts
    23 - 4.6 CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES
    23 - 4.7 UNSTABLE CHEMICALS
    23 - 4.8 HIGHLY REACTIVE CHEMICALS
    25 - APPENDIX A - LIST OF REFERENCED AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
    25 - A1 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    26 - A2 REFERENCES
    27 - A3 RELATED DOCUMENTS
    28 - A4 INTERNET RESOURCES
    29 - APPENDIX B - LABEL FOR CHEMICAL WASTES
    30 - APPENDIX C - THE USE OF ABSORBENT MATERIALS AND SPILL KITS
    30 - C1 SCOPE
    30 - C2 CLEAN-UP PROCEDURES
    31 - APPENDIX D - HANDLING OF CRYOGENIC FLUIDS
    31 - D1 SCOPE
    31 - D2 GENERAL
    32 - D3 VENTILATION
    32 - D4 PERSONAL PROTECTION FOR CRYOGENIC FLUIDS
    32 - D4.1 Protection of face
    32 - D4.2 Protection of hands
    33 - D4.3 Protection of the body
    33 - D5 HANDLING
    33 - D5.1 General
    34 - D5.2 Air condensation and oxygen enrichment
    34 - D5.3 Working at reduced pressure
    34 - D5.4 Proprietary equipment
    35 - D6 STORAGE AND TRANSPORT
    35 - D6.1 General
    35 - D6.2 Bulk storage units
    36 - D7 TRANSFER TECHNIQUES
    37 - D8 EMERGENCY MEASURES AND FIRST AID
    37 - D8.1 Cold contact burns
    37 - D8.2 First aid and general treatment
    38 - APPENDIX E - EXAMPLES OF COMMONLY USED HIGHLY FLAMMABLE CHEMICALS
    38 - E1 GENERAL
    38 - E2 ORGANIC
    38 - E3 INORGANIC AND ORGANO-METALLIC
    39 - APPENDIX F - HAZARDOUS PROPERTIES ASSOCIATED WITH COMMONLY USED HIGHLY REACTIVE CHEMICALS
    39 - F1 SCOPE
    39 - F2 ACID SALTS
    39 - F3 SODAMIDE
    39 - F4 GASEOUS HALOGENS
    39 - F5 METALS, METAL HYDRIDES, METAL ALKYLS
    39 - F5.1 Alkali metals, lithium, sodium, potassium
    40 - F5.2 Powdered metals, including magnesium, aluminium, zinc, iron
    40 - F5.3 Metal alkyls
    40 - F5.4 Metal hydrides
    40 - F5.5 Metal phosphides
    40 - F6 OXIDIZING AGENTS-CHLORATES AND NITRATES
    41 - APPENDIX G - HAZARDOUS PROPERTIES ASSOCIATED WITH COMMONLY USED TOXIC CHEMICALS
    41 - G1 SCOPE
    41 - G2 TOXIC CHEMICALS
    41 - G2.1 Amines
    41 - G2.2 Benzene
    41 - G2.3 Bromine
    41 - G2.4 Carbon monoxide
    41 - G2.5 Carbon disulfide
    41 - G2.6 Carbonyl, nickel carbonyl, iron carbonyl
    41 - G2.7 Chlorinated hydrocarbons
    41 - G2.8 Chromium compounds
    41 - G2.9 Cyanides, hydrogen cyanide
    42 - G2.10 Ethidium bromide
    42 - G2.11 Formaldehyde
    42 - G2.12 Hydrofluoric acid, hydrogen fluoride, potassium hydrogen fluoride
    42 - G2.13 Lead salts and lead-containing dusts
    42 - G2.14 Mercury
    42 - G2.15 Nitrobenzene
    42 - G2.16 Phenol
    42 - G2.17 Pyridine
    42 - G2.18 Sulfur dioxide
    42 - G2.19 Thallium and its compounds
    43 - APPENDIX H - HAZARDOUS PROPERTIES ASSOCIATED WITH COMMONLY USED CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES
    43 - H1 SCOPE
    43 - H2 STRONG ACIDS
    43 - H2.1 Hydrochloric acid, hydrogen chloride
    43 - H2.2 Hydrofluoric acid, hydrogen fluoride
    43 - H2.3 Nitric acid, fuming nitric acid
    43 - H2.4 Sulfuric acid, oleum and chlorosulfonic acid
    43 - H2.5 Acid cleaning mixtures
    44 - H3 STRONG BASES
    44 - H3.1 Sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, calcium oxide
    44 - H3.2 Ammonia solutions
    44 - H4 HALIDES-BORON TRICHLORIDE, BORON TRIBROMIDE, SILICON TETRACHLORIDE, ALUMINIUM CHLORIDE, TITANIUM CHLORIDE
    45 - APPENDIX I - HAZARDOUS PROPERTIES ASSOCIATED WITH COMMONLY USED UNSTABLE SUBSTANCES
    45 - I1 SCOPE
    45 - I2 UNSTABLE SUBSTANCES
    45 - I2.1 Acetylene and acetylides
    45 - I2.2 Azides and silvering solutions
    45 - I2.3 Azo and diazo compounds
    45 - I2.4 Chlorates and perchlorates
    45 - I2.5 Chlorides of aluminium, silicon, tin (IV) and titanium
    45 - I2.6 Ethers, dioxane, tetrahydrofuran
    46 - I2.7 Monomers
    46 - I2.8 Nitro-compound, picric acid, trinitrobenzene
    46 - I2.9 Peroxides
    47 - APPENDIX J - HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF PERCHLORIC ACID
    47 - J1 INTRODUCTION
    47 - J2 PROPERTIES OF PERCHLORIC ACID
    47 - J3 HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF PERCHLORIC ACID
    48 - J4 SAFE WORKING CONDITIONS
    48 - J5 LABORATORY PRACTICE
    49 - J6 DISMANTLING AN EXHAUST VENTILATION SYSTEM SUSPECTED OF CONTAMINATION WITH PERCHLORATES
    49 - J7 REFERENCES ON PERCHLORIC ACID AND PERCHLORATES

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    Specifies requirements, recommendations and guidelines to promote safety in laboratories where chemicals are handled.

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    This Standard sets out requirements and recommended procedures for safe working practices in the chemical laboratory. It includes procedures for handling flammable, toxic, corrosive, unstable and highly reactive chemicals and makes reference to the handling of compressed and liquefied gases. The Standard also includes information on hazards associated with working in the chemical laboratory.

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    Committee CH-026
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 2243.2:2020.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published in Australia as AS 2243.2-1979.Second edition 1982.Third edition 1990.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 2243.2:1997.Fifth edition 2006. Originated in Australia as AS 2243.2-1979. Previous edition AS/NZS 2243.2:1997. Fifth edition 2006.

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    AS 1678.8.0.001-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Hydrochloric acid
    AS 1678.5K1-2006 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Organic peroxides (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.5.1.005-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solution, Hydrogen peroxide, stabilized or hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solution, stabilized
    AS/NZS 4801:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems - Specification with guidance for use
    AS 1678.6.1.010-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Arsenic acid, liquid; arsenic acid, solid
    AS/NZS 2430.3.7:2004 Classification of hazardous areas Examples of area classification - Landfill gas, sewage treatment and sewage pumping plants
    AS 1678.2.1.005-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Ethylene oxide or ethylene oxide with nitrogen (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2243.6-1990 Safety in laboratories - Mechanical aspects
    AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices
    AS 1678.6.0.014-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Lead arsenates, lead arsenites
    AS/NZS 2430.3.6:2004 Classification of hazardous areas Examples of area classification - Laboratories, including fume cupboards and flammable medical agents
    AS 1678.3.1.001-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Petrol (as cargo)
    AS 1678.8.0.008-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Hydrofluoric acid
    AS/NZS 2210.2:2000 Occupational protective footwear Requirements and test methods
    AS 1678.6.0.017-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Motor fuel anti-knock mixture
    AS 1678.6.0.015-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Beryllium powder, Beryllium compound, N.O.S. (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 4326-1995 The storage and handling of oxidizing agents
    AS/NZS 1336:1997 Recommended practices for occupational eye protection
    AS 1678.6.0.001-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Aniline
    AS 1678.3.0.015-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport Formaldehyde solution, flammable (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1020:1995 The control of undesirable static electricity
    AS 3780-1994 The storage and handling of corrosive substances
    AS 1678.2.2.002-1999 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Chlorine
    AS 1678.6.0.010-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Phenylmercuric compounds
    AS 1678.4.2.001-2005 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Aluminium alkyls and aluminium alkyl halides (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1596:2002 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS 1678.6.0.002-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Sodium cyanide, Potassium cyanide
    AS 1678.6.0.004-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Phenol, cresols and cresylic acid
    AS/NZS 2243.1:2005 Safety in laboratories Planning and operational aspects
    AS/NZS 1337.5:2004 Personal eye-protection Eye-protectors for adjustment work on lasers and laser systems (laser adjustment eye-protectors)
    AS/NZS 2430.3.5:2004 Classification of hazardous areas Examples of area classification - Refineries and major processing plants
    AS 1678.3.0.022-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Acrylonitrile (inhibited)
    AS 1678.3.1.003-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Carbon disulfide
    AS/NZS 2243.10:2004 Safety in laboratories Storage of chemicals
    AS 1678.3A1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Flammable liquids (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.3C1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Flammable liquids of a lesser hazard (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.6.1.017-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Cadmium compound
    AS IEC 61882-2003 Hazard and operability studies (HAZOP studies) - Application guide
    AS/NZS 2210.1:1994 Occupational protective footwear - Guide to selection, care and use
    AS 1678.5.1.002-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Ammonium nitrate
    AS 1678.4.3.002-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Magnesium phosphide
    AS 1678.9.0.001-2005 Emergency procedure guide - Transport Polymeric beads, expandable (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices
    AS 1678.8.0.005-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Acetic anhydride (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2430.3.8:2004 Classification of hazardous areas Examples of area classification - Surface coatings and adhesives
    AS 1678.3.2.002-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Xylenes
    AS 1678.8A1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport Corrosive (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.2.1.001-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LP Gas)
    AS 1678.3.2.001-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Toluene
    AS 1678.10.001-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Pesticides
    AS 1678.6.0.016-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Selenates or selenites
    AS 1678.2.2.000-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Oxygen, refrigerated liquid
    AS 1678.5A1-2006 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Oxidizing agents (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS ISO IEC 17010-2003 General requirements for bodies providing accreditation of inspection bodies
    AS/NZS 2381.1:2005 Electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - General requirements
    AS 1678.6.1.014-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Ammonium thioglycolate
    AS/NZS 2430.3.3:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Flammable liquids
    AS 1678.2.1.010-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Butadienes, inhibited (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2430.3-1991 Classification of hazardous areas - Specific occupancies
    AS 4332-2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders
    AS 1678.6.0.009-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Cyanides, inorganic
    AS 1076.13-1977 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and associated equipment for use in explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications) Installation and maintenance requirements for instrumentation
    AS/NZS 2243.8:2006 Safety in laboratories - Fume cupboards
    AS 1678.6.1.015-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Sodium fluoride, potassium fluoride, ammonium fluoride
    AS/NZS 2927:2001 The storage and handling of liquefied chlorine gas
    AS 1678.2A1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Flammable, compressed gas (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1076.8-1977 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and associated equipment for use in explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications) - Apparatus with type of protection 's' - Special protection
    AS 1678.3.0.021-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Ethyl methyl ketone (Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK)
    AS 1678.8.0.004-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Hypochlorite solution
    AS/NZS 2430.3.9:2004 Classification of hazardous areas Examples of area classification - Miscellaneous
    AS 1678.4A1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Flammable solids (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.2D1-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Group text card 2D1 - Aerosols
    AS/NZS 2022:2003 Anhydrous ammonia - Storage and handling
    AS 1678.2C1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Non-flammable, compressed gas (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2430.3.1:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - General
    AS 1678.6.0.013-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Chloropicrin
    AS 1678.8.0.009-2003 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Formaldehyde solution (with not less than 25% formaldehyde)
    AS 1894-1997 The storage and handling of non-flammable cryogenic and refrigerated liquids (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 1678.5.1.004-2005 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Calcium hypochlorite (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1337:1992 Eye protectors for industrial applications
    AS/NZS 1337.4:2004 Personal eye-protection - Filters and eye-protectors against laser radiation (laser eye-protectors)
    AS/NZS 2982.1:1997 Laboratory design and construction - General requirements
    AS 1940-2004 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids
    AS/NZS 2430.3.4:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Flammable gases
    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 1076.7-1977 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and associated equipment for use in explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications) - Apparatus with type of protection 'n' - Non-sparking apparatus
    AS/NZS 2430.3.2:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Vehicle workshops, vehicle parking, fuel dispensing stations and aircraft hangars
    AS 1678.6.0.011-1998 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Copper-chrome-arsenic
    AS 1678.2M1-2004 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Mixed load of gases in cylinders (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1678.5Q1-2006 Emergency procedure guide - Transport - Organic peroxides, temperature controlled (Reconfirmed 2016)

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    AS/NZS 2243.3:2002 Safety in laboratories - Microbiological aspects and containment facilities
    AS 1774.36-2009 Refractories and refractory materials - Physical test methods Determination of resistance to explosive spalling
    AS 1952-1986 Dispensing measures - Pharmaceutical - Glass
    AS 2300.2.9-2008 Method of chemical and physical testing for dairying industry Liquid milks - Determination of phosphorus (Reconfirmed 2019)
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    AS 2836.2-1998 Methods of testing surgical dressing and surgical dressing materials - Method for the identification of cotton and viscose fibres
    AS/NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory design and construction
    AS/NZS 2243.6:2010 Safety in laboratories Plant and equipment aspects
    AS 1470-1986 Health and safety at work - Principles and practices
    AS 2300.1.3-2008 Methods of chemical and physical testing for the dairying industry General methods and principles - Determination of fat - Gravimetric method (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2003-1991 Carbon and low alloy steel - Measurement of decarburization
    AS 5239-2011 Examination of ignitable liquids in fire debris
    AS 2224.2-2009 Medicine measures Plastic
    AS/NZS 2243.10:2004 Safety in laboratories Storage of chemicals
    AS 1038.9.4-2006 Coal and coke - Analysis and testing Higher rank coal - Phosphorus - Borate fusion/molybdenum blue method
    AS 1982-1993 Methods for the measurement of case depth in steels
    AS/NZS 2243.8:2014 Safety in laboratories Fume cupboards
    AS 5388.1-2012 Forensic analysis Recognition, recording, recovery, transport and storage of material
    AS 4969.3-2008 Analysis of acid sulfate soil - Dried samples - Methods of test Determination of peroxide pH (pHox), titratable peroxide acidity (TPA) and excess acid neutralizing capacity (ANCE)
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    AS 2929-1990 Test methods - Guide to the format, style and content
    AS/NZS 2243.8:2006 Safety in laboratories - Fume cupboards
    AS/NZS 4308:2008 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine
    AS 2300.1.2.2-2008 Methods of chemical and physical testing for the dairying industry General methods and principles-Determination of nitrogen - Nitrogen fractions from milk (Reconfirmed 2019)
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    AS/NZS 4308:2001 Procedures for the collection, detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine
    AS 1485-1983 Safety and health in workrooms of educational establishments
    AS 1038.10.1-2003 Coal and coke - Analysis and testing Determination of trace elements - Coal, coke and fly-ash - Determination of eleven trace elements - Flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (Reconfirmed 2013)
    SAA HB 9-1994 Occupational personal protection
    AS 2300.2.3-2008 Methods of chemical and physical testing for the dairying industry Liquid milks - Determination of the iodide content of milk - Selective ion electrode method (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 4782.3:2014 Double-capped fluorescent lamps - Performance specifications Procedure for quantitative analysis of mercury present in fluorescent lamps
    AS 4969.1-2008 Analysis of acid sulfate soil - Dried samples - Methods of test Pre-treatment of samples
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    AS 2224.2-1986 Medicine measures (including paediatric droppers) Plastics - For domestic use
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    AS/NZS 4534:2006 Zinc and zinc/aluminium-alloy coatings on steel wire
    AS/NZS 4791:2006 Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on ferrous open sections, applied by an in-line process (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 2162.1-1996 Verification and use of volumetric apparatus General - Volumetric glassware
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    AS 2661-1983 Vapour degreasing plant - Design, installation and operation - Safety requirements
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    AS 4969.13-2009 Analysis of acid sulfate soil - Dried samples - Methods of test Determination of acid neutralizing capacity by back-titration (ANCBT) (Reconfirmed 2022)
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    AS 1952-2009 Dispensing measures - Pharmaceutical - Glass
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    AS 2224.1-1986 Medicine measures (including paediatric droppers) Glass - For general use
    AS 2243.6-1990 Safety in laboratories - Mechanical aspects
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    AS 2300.2.7-2008 Methods of chemical and physical testing for the dairying industry Liquid milks - Determination of calcium
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    AS 2300.1.8-2008 Methods of chemical and physical testing for the dairying industry General methods and principles - Assessment of instrumental methods - Protein in milk and infrared spectrometric analysis of milk (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 4439.3:2019 Wastes, sediments and contaminated soils Preparation of leachates - Bottle leaching procedure
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    AS 4439.2-1997 Wastes, sediments and contaminated soils Preparation of leachates - Zero headspace procedure
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