Frequent Questions

Confirm that ASTM method D-1319, Fluorescent Indicator Adsorption (FIA) can be used to determine aromatic and olefin levels until January 1, 1997.

Yes, the current version, ASTM method D-1319-93, is the regulatory method for olefins and may be used as an alternate for aromatics until January 1, 1997. For aromatics, it must also be correlated to the GC-MS method. Correlation to another laboratory's GC-MS is acceptable. Each D-1319 analysis system must show correlation since the method is operator dependent.(7/1/94)

This question and answer is posted at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf. The original was posted in the Q&A posted on 7/1/94 which can found at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/rfg_qa.htm" See Question ID 3857 for RFG (Taken from the first question on http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf)
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