6.5 Environmentally preferable material. Environmentally preferable materials should be used to the maximum
extent possible to meet the requirements of this specification. Table lll lists the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) top seventeen hazardous materials targeted for major usage reduction. Use of these materials should be
minimized or eliminated unless needed to meet the requirements specified herein (see Section 3).
Table lll. EPA top seventeen hazardous materials.
Cadmium and Compounds
Lead and Compounds
Mercury and Compounds
1,1,1 - Trichoroethane
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Chromium and Compounds
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Cyanide and Compounds
Nickel and Compounds
6.6 Subject term (key word) listing.
6.7 Changes from previous issue. Marginal notations are not used in this revision to identify changes with respect
to the previous issue due to the extensiveness of the changes.
Air Force - 11
DLA - CC
DLA - CC