ASTM methods

Selected ASTM methods are listed below with the recommended Agilent and/or Thermo Scientific GC column offerings. In some cases, there is more than one phase or column dimension that can be used. When in doubt, it is recommended that you consult the original complete method or contact our technical support team for additional information or help choosing the correct column for your application.

Method   Title Recommended Column(s) Part No.
D1945 Standard Test Method for the Analysis of Natural Gas by GC HP-PLOT Molesieve, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 50.00 μm 19095P-MS9
HP-PLOT Q PT, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00 μm 19095P-QO3PT
CP-Molsieve 5Å, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 50.00 μm CP7537
PoraPLOT Q-HT, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 20.00 μm CP7558
D1946 Standard Test Method for the Analysis of Reformed Gas by GC HP-PLOT Molesieve, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 50.00 μm 19095P-MS9
HP-PLOT Q PT, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00 μm 19095P-QO3PT
CP-Molsieve 5Å, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 50.00 μm CP7537
CP-Molsieve 5Å, 25 m x 0.25 mm, 30.00 μm CP7533
D1983 Standard Test Method for Fatty Acid Composition by Gas-Liquid Chromatography of Methyl Esters DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 μm 122-7032
TG-WaxMS 26088-1420
D2163 Standard Test Method for the Analysis of Liquified Petroleum (LP) Gases and Propene Concentrates by GC HP-PLOT Al2O3 KCl PT, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 15.00 μm 19095P-K23PT
HP-PLOT Al2O3 S PT, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 15.00 μm 19095P-S23PT
D2195 Standard Test Methods for Pentaerythritol CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.50 μm CP8735
D2245 Oils and oil acids in solvent-reducible paints TR-FAME 260M145P
D2268 Standard Test Method for Analysis of High-Purity n-Heptane and Isooctane by Capillary GC DB-1, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 0.50 μm 122-106E
D2306 Standard Test Method for C8 Aromatic Hydrocarbons by GC HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 μm 19091N-136
TG-WaxMS 26088-1540
D2360 Standard Test Method for Trace Impurities in Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by GC HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 μm 19091N-116
TG-WaxMS 26088-1550
D2426 Standard Test Method for Butadiene Dimer and Styrene in Butadiene Concentrates by GC DB-1, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 μm 125-1035
CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.50 μm CP8735
D2427 Standard Test Method for Determination of C2 through C5 Hydrocarbons in Gasoline by GC DB-1, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 μm 125-1035
GS-Alumina PT, 30 m x 0.53 mm 115-3532PT
CP-Al2O3/KCl PT, 50 m x 0.53 mm, 10.00 μm CP7518PT
D2245 Standard Test Method for Identification of Oils and Oil Acids in Solvent-Reducible Paints CP-Sil 88 for FAME, 50 m x 0.25 mm, 0.20 μm CP7488
D2456 Polyhydric alcohols in alkyd resin TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
D2504 Standard Test Method for Noncondensable Gases in C2 and Lighter Hydrocarbon Products by GC HP-PLOT Molesieve, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 50.00 μm 19095P-MS0
CarboBOND, 25 m x 0.53 mm, 10.00 μm CP7374
D2505 Standard Test Method for Ethylene, Other Hydrocarbons, and Carbon Dioxide in High-Purity Ethylene by GC GS-GasPro, 60 m x 0.32 mm 113-4362
D2580 Standard Test Method for Phenols in Water by Gas-Liquid Chromatography CP-FFAP CB, 25 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm CP7486
TG-5MS 26098-2230
D2593 Standard Test Method for Butadiene Purity and Hydrocarbon Impurities by GC GS-Alumina PT, 30 m x 0.53 mm 115-3532PT
CP-Al2O3/KCl PT, 50 m x 0.32 mm, 5.00 μm CP7515PT
CP-Al2O3/KCl PT, 50 m x 0.53 mm, 10.00 μm CP7518PT
D2712 Standard Test Method for Hydrocarbon Traces in Propylene Concentrates by GC GS-Alumina PT, 50 m x 0.53 mm 115-3552PT
D2743 Standard Practices for Uniformity of Traffic Paint Vehicle Solids by Spectroscopy and Gas Chromatography CP-Sil 88 for FAME, 50 m x 0.25 mm, 0.20 μm CP7488
D2753 Oil and oil acids TR-FAME 260M154P
D2800 FAME analysis TR-FAME 260M154P
D2804 Standard Test Method for Purity of Methyl Ethyl Ketone by GC DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm 125-7032
DB-210, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm 125-0212
CP-Wax 52 CB, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 μm CP8763
CP-Wax 52 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm CP8738
TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
D2887 Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Fractions by GC DB-2887, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 μm 125-2814
CP-SimDist UltiMetal, 5 m x 0.53 mm, 0.88 μm CP7570
CP-SimDist UltiMetal, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 2.65 μm CP7582
CP-SimDist UltiMetal, 5 m x 0.53 mm, 0.17 μm CP7532
D2887 - Extended Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Fractions by GC, to C60 HP-1, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 0.88 μm 19095Z-021
HP-1, 5 m x 0.53 mm, 0.88 μm 19095Z-020
TR-SimDist 260S348P
D2908 Standard Practice for Measuring Volatile Organic Matter in Water by Aqueous-Injection GC CP-Select 624 CB, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.80 μm CP7414
CP-Select 624 CB, 75 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 μm CP7417
CP-Wax 52 CB, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 μm CP8763
CP-Wax 52 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm CP8738
D2998 Polyhydric alcohols in alkyd resin TG-1MS 26099-2970
D3009 Composition of turpentine TG-WaxMS 26088-2240
D3054 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Cyclohexane by GC DB-1, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 μm 123-106E
D3168 Standard Practice for Qualitative Identification of Polymers in Emulsion Paints CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 μm CP8760
CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.50 μm CP8735
TG-1MS 26099-2970
D3257 Standard Test Method for Aromatics in Mineral Spirits by GC  DB-624, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 μm 125-1334
TG-624 26085-3960
D3271 Standard Practice for Direct Injection of Solvent-Reducible Paints into a Gas Chromatograph for Solvent Analysis PoraPLOT Q, 25 m x 0.53 mm, 20.00 μm CP7554
CP-Wax 52 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm CP8738
TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
D3304 PCBs in environmental materials TG-5MS 26098-1540
TR-PCB 8MS 26AJ148P
D3328 Standard Test Methods for Comparison of Waterborne Petroleum Oils by Gas Chromatography CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 3.00 μm CP8687
CP-Sil 5 CB, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 μm CP8677
D3329 Standard Test Method for Purity of Methyl Isobutyl Ketone by GC DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm 125-7032
DB-624, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 μm 124-1334
CP-Wax 52 CB, 60 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 μm CP8798
TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
TG-624 26085-3960
D3432 Standard Test Method for Unreacted Toluene Diisocyanates in Urethane Prepolymers and Coating Solutions by GC HP-1ms, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 μm 19091S-713
TG-1MS 26099-3090
D3447  Standard Test Method for Purity of Halogentated Organic Solvents  DB-624, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 µm  125-1334
TG-624 26085-3960
D3452 Identification of rubber TG-1MS 26099-3090
D3457 FAME analysis TR-FAME 260M145P
D3534 PCBs in water TG-5MS 26098-3360
TR-PCB 8MS 26AJ148P
D3545  Standard Test Method for Alcohol Content and Purity of Acetate Esters by GC  DB-624, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 µm  125-1334
TG-624 26085-3960
D3687  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Organic Vapors Collected by the Activated Charcoal Tube Adsorption Method  DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 ìm 125-7032
DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 µm  124-7032
TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
D3695  Standard Test Method for Volatile Alcohols in Water by Direct Aqueous-Injection GC  DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00µm  125-7032
TG-WaxMS 26088-2980
D3710  Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Gasoline and Gasoline Fractions by GC  DB-2887, 10 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00µm  125-2814
TR-SimDist 260S348P
D3760  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Isopropylbenzene (Cumene) by GC  DB-WAX, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm 123-7062
HP-1, 50 m x 0.32 mm, 0.52 µm  19091Z-115
TG-WaxMS 26088-1550
D3797  Standard Test Method for Analysis of o-Xylene by GC  HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 µm  19091N-216
TG-WaxMS 26088-2360
D3798  Standard Test Method for Analysis of p-Xylene by GC  HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 µm  19091N-216
TG-WaxMS 26088-2360
D3871  Standard Test Method for Purgeable Organic Compounds in Water Using Headspace Sampling  DB-VRX, 75 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm 124-1574
TG-624 26085-4080
D3893  Standard Test Method for Purity of Methyl Amyl Ketone and Methyl Isoamyl Ketone by GC  DB-VRX, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm 124-1534
TG-624 26085-3960
D3973  Standard Test Method for Low-Molecular Weight Halogenated Hydrocarbons in Water  DB-VRX, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm 124-1534
TG-624 26085-3960
D4059 PCBs in insulating liquids TG-5MS 26098-1540
TR-PCB 8MS 26AJ148P
D4415  Standard Test Method for Determination of Dimer in Acrylic Acid  DB-FFAP, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm 123-3232
TG-WaxMS 26088-1430
D4424  Standard Test Method for Butylene Analysis by GC    HP-PLOT Al2O3 "S", 50 m x 0.53 mm, 15.00 µm 19095P-S25
D4443  Standard Test Method for Residual Vinyl Chloride Monomer Content in PPB Range in Vinyl Chloride Homo- and Co-Polymers by Headspace GC DB-VRX, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm  124-1534
TG-624 26085-3960
D4735  Standard Test Method for Determination of Trace Thiophene in Refined Benzene by GC  DB-FFAP, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 0.85 µm  124-3232
TG-WaxMS 26088-2250
D4773  Standard Test Method for Propylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, Dipropylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, and Propylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether Acetate  TR-5 260E470P
D4864  Standard Test Method for Determination of Traces of Methanol in Propylene Concentrates by GC   DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 0.85 µm   124-7032
D4947  Standard Test Method for Chlordane and Heptachlor Residues in Indoor Air    DB-5, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.50 µm  125-5032
DB-608, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 0.83 µm  125-1730
TG-5MS 26098-3360
D4961  Standard Test Method for GC Analysis of Major Organic Impurities in Phenol Produced by the Cumene Process   DB-FFAP, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 0.85 µm  124-3232
HP-PLOT Q, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00 µm  19095P-QO3
D4983  Standard Test Method for Cyclohexylamine Morpholine and Diethylaminoethanol in Water and Condensed Steam by Direct Aqueous Injection GC HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm  19091S-213
CAM, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 µm  115-2132
D3257  Standard Test Method for Aromatics in Mineral Spirits by GC  DB-624, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 µm  125-1334
D3329  Standard Test Method for Purity of Methyl Isobutyl Ketone by GC   DB-WAX, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.00 ìm 125-7032
DB-624, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm  124-1334
D3432  Standard Test Method for Unreacted Toluene Diisocyanates in Urethane Prepolymers and Coating Solutions by GC  HP-1MS, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm  19091S-713
D5008  Standard Test Method for Ethyl Methyl Pentonal Content and Purity Value of 2-Ethylhexanol by GC  HP-1, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 µm  19095Z-621
HP-INNOWax, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm  19091N-113
D5060  Standard Test Method for Determining Impurities in High-Purity Ethylbenzene by GC  HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 µm  19091N-216
TG-WaxMS 26088-2360
D5075  Standard Test Method for Nicotine in Indoor Air  DB-5, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 1.50 µm  125-5032
DB-5, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm 123-5033
TG-5MS 26098-2970
D5134  Standard Test Method for Detailed Analysis of Petroleum Naphthas Through n-Nonane by Capillary GC  HP-PONA, 50 m x 0.20 mm, 0.50 µm  19091S-001
D5135  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Styrene by Capillary GC  HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 µm  19091N-216
TG-WaxMS 26088-2360
D5175  Standard Test Method for Organohalide Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Water by Microextraction and GC DB-1, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm  123-1033
DB-608, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.50 µm  123-1730
DB-XLB, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-1232
D5303  Standard Test Method for Trace Carbonyl Sulfide in Propylene by GC  GS-GasPro, 30 m x 0.32 mm 113-4332
HP-PLOT Q, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00µm 19095P-QO4
D5307  Standard Test Method for Determination of Boiling Range Distribution of Crude Petroleum by GC  HP-1, 7.5 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 µm  19095Z-627
D5310  Standard Test Method for Tar Acid Composition by Capillary GC  HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  19091S-433
DB-225ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-2932
D5316  Standard Test Method for 1, 2-Dibromoethane and 1, 2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane in Water by Microextraction and GC  HP-1MS, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm  19091S-713
DB-624, 30 m x 0.45 mm, 2.55 µm  124-1334
D5317  Standard Test Method for Determination of Chlorinated Organic Acid Compounds in Water by GC with Electron Capture Detector  HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  19091S-433
DB-1701P, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-7732
DB-XLB, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-1232
DB-35ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-3832
D5320  Standard Test Method for Determination of 1, 1-Trichloroethane and Methylene Chloride in Stabilized Trichloroethylene and Tetrachloroethylene  DB-1, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 µm  125-1034
DB-VRX, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.80 µm  123-1534
D5399  Standard Test Method for Boiling Point Distribution of Hydrocarbon Solvents by GC  DB-2887, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 1.80 µm  125-2814
TR-SimDist 260S348P
D5441  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBD) by GC  HP-PONA, 50 m x 0.20 mm, 0.50 µm  19091S-001
DB-Petro, 100 m x 0.25 mm, 0.50 µm  122-10A6
D5442  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Petroleum Waxes by GC  DB-1, 25 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm  123-1022
DB-5, 15 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-5012
TG-1MS 26099-1430
TG-5MS 26098-1300
D5475  Standard Test Method for Nitrogen- and Phosphorus-Containing Pesticides in Water by GC with a Nitrogen Phosphorus Detector  HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  19091S-433
DB-1701P, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-7732
DB-XLB, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-1232
DB-35ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-3832
D5480  Standard Test Method for Engine Oil Volatility by GC  DB-PS1, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 0.15 µm  145-1011
D5501  Standard Test Method for Determination of Ethanol Content of Denatured Fuel Ethanol by GC  HP-1, 100 m x 0.25 mm, 0.50 µm  19091Z-530
D5507  Standard Test Method for Determination of Trace Organic Impurities in Monomer Grade Vinyl Chloride by Capillary Column/Multi-dimensional GC  HP-PLOT Q, 15 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00 µm  19095P-QO3
HP-PLOT U, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 0.20 µm  19095P-UO4
D5508  Standard Test Method for Determinationof Residual Acrylonitrile Monomer in Styrene-Acyrlonitrile Co-polymer Resins and Nitrile-Butadiene Rubber by Headspace Capillary GC  HP-PLOT Q, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 40.00 µm  19095P-QO4
D5580  Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, p/m-Xylene, C9 and Heavier Aromatics, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasoline by GC  DB-1, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 µm  125-1035
D5599  Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygenates in Gasoline by GC and Oxygen Selective Flame Ionization Detection  DB-5, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-5032
    TG-1MS 26099-3080
D5623  Standard Test Method for Sulfur Compounds in Light Petroleum Liquids by GC and Sulfur Selective Detection  HP-1, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 4.00 µm  19091Z-613
D5713  Standard Test Method for Analysis of High Purity Benzene for Cyclohexane Feedstock by Capillary GC  DB-Petro, 50 m x 0.20 mm, 0.50 µm  128-1056
D5739  Standard Practice for Oil Spill Source Identification by GC and Positive Ion Electron Impact Low Resolution Mass Spectrometry  DB-5, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 ìm   122-5032
DB-TPH, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm 123-1632
TG-5MS 26098-1420
D5769  Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene, Toluene, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasoline by GC/MS  HP-1, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 1.00 µm  19091Z-236
TG-1MS 26099-3080
TG-624 26085-3330
TG-624SilMS 26059-3330
D5790  Standard Test Method for Measurement of Purgeable Organic Compounds in Water by Capillary Column GC/MS  DB-VRX, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 1.40 ìm 122-1564
DB-VRX, 20 m x 0.18 mm, 1.00 µm  121-1524
DB-624, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 1.40 µm 122-1364
DB-624, 20 m x 0.18 mm, 1.00 µm  121-1324
TG-5MS 26098-1420
D5812  Standard Test Method for Determination of Organochlotine Pesticides in Water by Capillary Column GC  HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm 19091S-433
DB-1701P, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-7732
DB-XLB, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-1232
DB-35ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-3832
TG-1701MS 26090-1420
TG-17MS 26089-1420
TG-WaxMS 26088-1550
D5917  Standard Test Method for Trace Impurities in Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by GC and External Calibration  HP-INNOWax, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm  19091N-116
TR-FAME 260M154P
D5974  Standard Test Method for Fatty and Rosin Acids in Tall Oil Fraction Products by Capillary GC  DB-23, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 0.25 µm  122-2362
D5986  Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygenates, Benzene, Toluene, C8-C12 Aromatics and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasoline by GC/FTIR  HP-1, 60 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 µm  19095Z-626
TG-5MS 26098-1420
D6144  Standard Test Method for Trace Impurities in Alpha-Methylstyrene by Capillary GC  HP-1, 60 m x 0.25 mm, 1.00 µm  19091Z-236
D6159  Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrocarbon Impurities in Ethylene by GC HP-PLOT Al2O3 "KCl", 50 m x 0.53 mm, 15.00 µm 19095P-K25
GS-Alumina, 50 m x 0.53 mm,  115-3552
DB-1, 50 m x 0.53 mm,  125-1035
D6160  Standard Test Method for Determination of PCBs in Waste Materials by GC  HP-5MS, 30 m x 0.32 mm, 0.25 µm  19091S-413
TR-SimDist 260S250P
D6352  Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Distillates in Boiling Range from 174 to 700 by GC  DB-HT SimDis, 5 m x 0.53 mm, 0.15 µm  145-1001
TR-SimDist 260S250P
D6417  Standard Test Method for Estimation of Engine Oil Volatility by Capillary GC  DB-HT SimDis, 5 m x 0.53 mm, 0.15 µm  145-1001
D6584 Free and Total Glycerin in B-100 Biodiesel TR-BioDiesel (G) 26AF024P
D6730 Individual components in spark ignition engine fuels using precolumn TG-5MS 26098-2960
TG-624 26085-4080
E1616  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Acetic Anhydride Using GC  HP-1, 50 m x 0.32 mm, 0.52 µm  19091Z-115
TG-WaxMS 26088-3090
E1863  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Acrylonitrile by GC  DB-WAXetr, 60 m x 0.32 mm, 1.00 µm  123-7364
TR-SimDist 260S250P
E202  Standard Test Method for Analysis of Ethylene Glycols and Propylene Glycols  DB-624, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 3.00 µm  125-1334
TR-5 260E470P
E475  Standard Test Method for Assay of Di-tert-Butyl Peroxide Using GC   HP-5, 30 m x 0.53 mm, 5.00 µm 19095J-623