Qualification: Solvents furnished under this specification shall be products that are authorized by the qualifying activity for listing on applicable qualified products list before contract award. Any change in the formulation of a qualified product will necessitate its re-qualification.
Materials: The hydrocarbon solvent shall be a virgin grade or recycled solvent derived from petroleum distillates, fraction from reclaiming and re-refining processes, or a mixture of these fractions. The resultant solvent must be produced in such a manner as is necessary to meet the specified requirements.
Appearance: The solvent shall be clear and free from suspended matter and undissolved water when observed at a temperature between 60.1 and 78.1F (15.6 and 25.6 C).
Toxicity: The solvent shall have no adverse effects on human health when used as intended.
Carcinogenicity: The solvent shall contain no chemicals listed as carcinogens. Any carcinogenic components in the solvent in a concentration of 0.1 percent (%) or greater by weight (wt) or volume (vol) will be regarded as the presence of a carcinogen in the solvent.
Hazardous Air Pollutants: The solvent shall contain no chemicals listed as Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs). Any HAP components in the solvent in a concentration of 1.0 percent (%) or greater by weight (wt) or volume (vol) will be regarded as the presence of a HAP in the solvent. The product containing less than 1 % of HAP shall be considered as a HAP free solvent.