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The NSAI are proposing the withdrawal of a number of standards within the paint industry.

Many of the following standards are for review at international level and are available through the links below.

 

I.S. ISO 6503:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of Total Lead - Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Method.

  • It is currently under systematic review in the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 6713:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Preparation of Acid Extracts from Paints in Liquid or Powder Form      

  • It is currently under systematic review in the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 787-1:1988 General Methods of Test for Pigments and Extenders. Part 1: Comparison of Colour of Pigments

  • This standard has been adopted at European level and the NSAI are withdrawing the Irish version. Please find more information here 

I.S. ISO 3856-1:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 1:  Determination of Lead Content - Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Method and Dithizone Spectrophotometric Method       

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO) Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 3856-2:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 2: Determination of Antimony Content - Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Method and Rhodamine B Spectrophotometric Method               

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 3856-3:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 3: Determination of Barium Content - Flame Atomic Emission Spectrometric Method          

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO).  Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 3856-4:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 4: Determination of Cadmium Content - Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Method and Polarographic Method.

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 3856-5:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 5: Determination of Hexavalent Chromium Content of the Pigment Portion of the Liquid Paint or the Paint in Powder Form - Diphenylcarbazide Spectrophotometric

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

I.S. ISO 3856-6:1988 Paints and Varnishes - Determination of “Soluble” Metal Content - Part 6: Determination of Total Chromium Content of the Liquid Portion of the Paint - Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Method.

  • It has gone through systematic review and has been confirmed by the International Organisation for Standards (ISO). Please find more information here

 

To provide comments or feedback, please contact mairead.duffy@nsai.ie before the 3rd of January 2024. Please note that, in absence of a response the withdrawal process will begin.