Biodiesel is one of the fastest growing markets in Canada and the United States, and Bureau Veritas is well positioned to be part of this growth

As Canada's largest testing laboratory, Bureau Veritas is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to ISO 17025 guidelines, with the ability to analyze biodiesel.  We can complete all of the tests required by the ASTM D6751-11b specification.

Example Requirements for Biodiesel (C100) Blend Stocks

PROPERTY

TEST

   

Sulfur, % mass (ppm), max

D5453

Cold soak filterability, seconds, max

D7501

Monoglyceride content, % mass, max

D6584

Calcium and Magnesium, combined, ppm (μg/g), max

EN 14538

Flash point (closed cup), °C, min

D93

Alcohol Control

 

 One of the following shall be met:

 

 1. Methanol content, mass %, max

EN 14110

 2. Flash point, °C, min

D93

Water and sediment, % volume, max

D2709

Kinematic viscosity, mm2/s, 40 °C

D445

Sulfated ash, % mass, max

D874

Copper strip corrosion, max

D130

Cetane number, min

D613

Cloud point, °C

D2500

Carbon residue, % mass, max

D4530

Acid number, mg KOH/g, max

D664

Free glycerin, % mass, max

D6584

Total glycerin, % mass, max

D6584

Phosphorus content, % mass, max

D4951

Distillation temperature, 

D1160

 Atmospheric equivalent temperature, 

 

 90 % recovered, °C, max

 

Sodium and Potassium, combined, ppm (μg/g), max

EN 14538

Oxidation stability, hours, min

EN 15751