ISO 20846:2011 Preview

Petroleum products -- Determination of sulfur content of automotive fuels -- Ultraviolet fluorescence method

ISO 20846:2011 specifies an ultraviolet (UV) fluorescence test method for the determination of the sulfur content of motor gasolines containing up to 3,7 % (m/m) oxygen [including those blended with ethanol up to about 10 % (V/V)], and of diesel fuels, including those containing up to about 10 % (V/V) fatty acid methylester (FAME), having sulfur contents in the range 3 mg/kg to 500 mg/kg. Other products can be analysed and other sulfur contents can be determined according to this test method, however, no precision data for products other than automotive fuels and for results outside the specified range have been established for ISO 20846:2011. Halogens interfere with this detection technique at concentrations above approximately 3 500 mg/kg.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2011-10
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 12
  • :
    ISO/TC 28
    Petroleum and related products, fuels and lubricants from natural or synthetic sources
  • 75.160.20
    Liquid fuels
    75.160.30
    Gaseous fuels

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