IP 225: Determination of copper in light petroleum distillates - Spectrophotometric method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 1976
  • Method reapproved: 2014
  • REF/ISBN: IP225-2936900
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: April 1976


The method is suitable for the determination of copper from 25ug/kg down to about 10 ug/kg [Note l] in aviation turbine fuels and petroleum distillates of similar boiling range.

NOTE 1: This lower limit may not be achieved in a contaminated atmosphere unless special precautions are taken.

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