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CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

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Typical Chemical Resistance Chart
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Ratings and Chemical Effect
A-No effect-Excellent
B-Minor effect-Good
C-Moderate effect-Fair
D-Severe effect-Not Recommended

Footnotes
1. P.V.C.-Satisfactory to 72°F.
2. Polypropylene-Satisfactory to 72°F
3. Polypropylene-Satisfactory to 120°F.

  PVC
(Type 1)
Tygon
(E-3606)
Teflon Nylon Polyethylene Polypropylene Viton Silicone Neoprene Santoprene
Acetaidehyde5 D D A A C B D B D --
Acetamide -- -- -- -- -- -- A -- A --
Acetate Solv.2 B D A A B D D -- D B
Acetic Acid, Glacia1 C B A D B B D B C --
Acetic Acid 20% B -- A D -- A A -- C --
Acetic Acid 80% D -- A D -- B A -- D --
Acetic Acid A B A D B A C -- C A
Acetic Anhydride D D A D A A D C B --
Acetone 6 D D A A C B D B C --
Acetyl Chloride -- -- A -- -- -- A -- -- --
Acetylene2 B -- -- A D A C B -- --
Acrylonitrile -- -- -- -- -- B C -- D A
Alohois Amyl A B A A B B A D A --
Benzyl D B -- A D A A -- B --
Butyl A B A A B B A D A --
Diacetone2 D -- -- A -- D D -- D --
Ethyl A C -- A B A A B A --
Hexyl -- -- -- A -- A A D B --
Isobutyl -- -- -- A -- A A B A --
Isopropyl -- -- -- A -- A A C B --
Methyl6 B -- A A B A C -- A --
Octyl -- -- -- A -- -- A -- B --
Propyl A -- A A -- A A B A --
Aluminum Chloride 20% A B -- A B A A -- A --
Aluminum Chloride A A A D -- A A C A --
Aluminum Flouride A -- A D B A A C A --
Aluminum Hydroxide6 A -- A A -- A A -- A --
Alum Potassium Sulfate (Alum), 10% A -- A A A -- A -- A --
Alum Potassium Sulfate (Alum), 100% A B A D B A A -- A --
Aluminum Sulfate A B A A B A A -- A --
Amines C A A A -- -- D C B --
Ammonia 10% A -- A A -- A A -- A --
Ammonia, Anhydrous A B A A B A D B A --
Ammonia, Liquids A B A -- D A D B A --
Ammonia, Nitrate B B -- -- -- A -- -- C --
Ammonia, Bifluoride A -- -- -- -- A A -- A --
Ammonia, Carbonate A B A A -- A B C A --
Ammonia, Casenite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A --

- PVC
(Type 1)
Tygon
(E-3606)
Teflon Nylon Polyethylene Polypropylene Viton Silicone Neoprene Santoprene
Ammonia, Chloride A B A A B A A C A --
Ammonia, Hydroxide A B A A B A B B A --
Ammonia, Nitrate A B A D B A D C A --
Ammonia, Oxalate -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A --
Ammonia, Persulfate A -- A D -- A C -- A --
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Dibasic A -- A A B A A B A --
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Monobasic A A A A B A A B A --
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Tribasic A -- A A B A A B A --
Ammonia, Sulfate A D A D B A D B A --
Ammonia, Thio-sulfate -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A --
Amyl-Acetate D D A B D D D D D --
Amyl Alcohol A B A A B A B D A --
Amyl Chloride D C A C D D A -- D --
Aniline D D A C C B C C D A
Anti-Freeze A B A A B A A C A A
Antimony Trichloride A A A D A A -- C -- --
Aqua Regia (80%, HCI, 20%, HNO) D D A D D C C C D --
Arochlor 1248 -- -- -- -- -- -- A -- D --
Aromatic Hydrocarbons D -- -- -- C -- A -- D --
Arsenic Acid A B A A B A A -- A --
Asphalt A -- -- A -- A A C B --
Barium Carbonate A A A A B A A -- A --
Barium Chloride A B A B B A A B A --
Barium Cyanide -- -- -- -- B -- A -- A --
Barium Hydroxide A -- A A B A A C A --
Barium Nitrate B -- -- -- -- -- A -- A --
Barium Sulfate A -- A A B A A D A --
Barium Sulfide A A A A B A A C A --
Beer2 A -- A D B D A C A --
Beef Sugar Liquids A -- A A -- A A -- B --
Benzaldehyde3 D D A C D D D B D --
Benzene2 D C A A D D A -- D --
Benzoic Acid A B A D B D A -- D --
Benzol D -- A A -- A D -- D --
Borax (Sodium Borate) A A A A B A A C A --
Boric Acid A B A A B A A -- A --