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This Determination amends the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Determination 2003.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Registered 20 Feb 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate10-Mar-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1)1

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000

I, PETER ROBERT GARRETT, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, make this Determination under section 21 of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 6 February 2009

PETER ROBERT GARRETT


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Determination 2003

                Schedule 1 amends the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Determination 2003.



Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 3, definition of Energy Institute

omit

[2]           Subsection 4 (1), table, item 4

omit

4

Carbon residue — 10% distillation residue; or

0.30% mass

18 September 2003

 

Carbon residue — 100% distillation sample

0.050% mass

18 September 2003

insert

4

Carbon residue — 10% distillation residue

0.30% mass

18 September 2003

[3]           Subsection 4 (2), table, item 9

substitute

9

Cetane number; or

Derived cetane number

51.0 (min)

51.0 (min)

18 September 2005

1 March 2009

[4]           Section 5 

substitute

5              Testing methods

         (1)   Compliance with the standard set out in section 4 for the substance or property is determined by the testing method, as existing on the commencement of the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1), for the substance or property in the following table.

Item

Substance or property

Testing method

1

Acid value

ASTM D664

2

Methanol

EN 14110

3

Carbon residue — 10% distillation residue

ASTM D4530

4

Cetane number

ASTM D613

5

Derived cetane number

ASTM D6890

6

Contamination (total)

EN 12662

7

Copper strip corrosion

(a)     for specification Class 1 (max) — EN ISO 2160 or ASTM D130

(b)     for specification No. 3 (max) — ASTM D130

8

Density

ASTM D1298

9

Distillation T90

ASTM D1160

10

Ester content

EN 14103

11

Flashpoint

ASTM D93

12

Glycerol (free)

ASTM D6584

13

Glycerol (total)

ASTM D6584

14

Metals — Group I (Na, K)

EN 14538

15

Metals — Group II (Ca, Mg)

EN 14538

16

Oxidation stability

prEN 15751 or EN 14112

17

Phosphorus

EN 14107

18

Sulfur

ASTM D5453

19

Sulfated ash

ASTM D874

20

Viscosity

ASTM D445

21

Water and sediment

ASTM D2709

         (2)   For subsection (1):

                (a)    ASTM followed by an alphanumeric code means the testing method developed by ASTM International under the alphanumeric code; and

               (b)    prEN, EN and EN ISO followed by a number means the testing method developed by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) under the code and number.

         (3)   For item 10 of the table in subsection (1), if biodiesel contains C‑17‑methyl esters, the ester content may be measured by using the modified procedure set out in S. Schober, I. Seidl and M. Mittelbach, ‘Ester content evaluation in biodiesel from animal fats and lauric oils’, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, vol 108, issue 4, 2006, pp 309–314.


Note

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