IP 228: Determination of lead content of gasoline - X-ray spectrometric method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 1972
  • Method reapproved: 2014
  • REF/ISBN: IP228-2936900
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: April 2014


These methods cover the determination of the lead content of a gasoline within the concentration range: 0.026 to 1.32 g Pb/litre. They compensate for normal variations in gasoline composition and are independent of lead alkyl type.

NOTE 1: Alternative methods for the determination of lead in gasoline are:
IP 270 ASTM D3341
IP 248 ASTM D2547

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