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General Chemical Resistance Chart

We use only the highest quality raw materials available for our wide product selection, including tanks, fittings, blowers, valves, pumps and more. These raw materials have outstanding resistance to both physical and chemical attacks. The following chart should be used as a guide for evaluating the suitability of our products with various chemical agents. Special consideration must be given to the expected temperature, stress involved in the application, and length and type of exposure (i.e. intermittent, or continuous).


Codes:
(A) Resistant, no indication that serviceability would be impaired.
(B) Variable resistance, depending on conditions of use.
(X) Unresistant, not recommended for service applications under any conditions.
(-) Information not yet available.

Additional Codes for Polyethylene (LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE, XLPE only):
(S) Stress-Crack Agent – Certain surface active materials, although they have no chemical effect on polyethylene, can accelerate the cracking of polyethylene when it is under stress. Although our tanks are generally stress-free, caution should be used when large tanks are unsupported and welded fittings are used.
(P) Plasticizer – Certain types of chemicals are absorbed to varying degrees by polyethylene, causing swelling, weight gain, softening, and some loss of yield strength. These plasticizing materials cause no chemical degradation of the resin. Some of these chemical have a strong plasticizing effect (e.g. aromatic hydrocarbons benzene), whereas others have weaker effects (e.g. gasoline). Certain plasticizers are sufficiently volatile that, if they are removed from contact with the polyethylene, the part will “dry” out and return to its original condition with no loss of properties.
(O) Oxidizer – Oxidizers are the only group of materials capable of chemically degrading polyethylene. The effect on the polyethylene may be gradual even for strong oxidizers, and short-term effects may not be measurable. However, if continuous, long-term exposure is intended, the chemical effects should be checked.
(W) Welded tank connections are not recommended.


Abbreviations:
LDPE – Low Density Polyethylene
LLDPE – Linear Low Density Polyethylene
HDPE – High Density Polyethylene
XLPE – Cross Linked Polyethylene
PP – Polypropylene
PVC – Polyvinyl Chloride
CPVC – Chlorinated Colyvinyl Chloride

Conc. – Concentrate
Sat’d. – Saturated
Sol. – Solution


Reagent & Concentration
LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE
70° 140°
XLPE
70° 140°
PP
70° 140°
Polyester
Vinyl Ester
PVC
CPVC
Acetone
Acetaldehyde, 100%
Acetic Acid, 10%
Acetic Acid, 60%
Acetic Anhydride
Air
Aluminum Chloride Conc.
Aluminum Flouride Conc.
X X
B X
A A
A B
X X
A A
A A
A A
X X
B X
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
X X
A B
A A
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
X
X
A
A
A
-
A
-
X
X
A
A
A
-
A
-
X
X
A
A
X
A
A
A
X
X
A
A
X
A
A
A
Aluminum Sulphate All
Alums All Types
Ammonia, 100% Dry Gas
Ammonium Carbonate
Ammonium Chloride Sat’d
Ammonium Flouride Sat’d
Ammonium Hydroxide, 10%
Ammonium Hydroxide, 28%
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
-
A
-
X
A
-
X
X
-
A
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
Ammonium Nitrate Sat’d
Ammonium Persulphate Sat’d
Ammonium Sulphate Sat’d
Ammonium Metaphosate Sat’d
Ammonium Sulfide Sat’d
Amyl Acetate, 100%
Amyl Alcohol, 100%
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
B X
A B
A
X
A
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
Amyl Chloride, 100%
Aniline, 100%
Aqua Regia
Arsenic Acid All Conc.
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Ascorbic Acid, 10%
Barium Carbonate Sat’d
Barium Chloride Sat’d
X X
X X
X X
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
X X
A X
X X
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
X X
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
X
X
X
A
X
A
A
A
X
X
X
A
X
A
A
A
Barium Hydroxide
Barium Sulphate Sat’d
Barium Sulphide Sat’d
Beer
Benzene
Benzoic Acid All Conc.
Bismuth Carbonate Sat’d
Barium Chloride Sat’d
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
B X
A A
A A
A A
X
-
X
-
X
A
-
-
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
-
A
B
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
X
A
A
A
Barium Hydroxide
Barium Sulphate Sat’d
Barium Sulphide Sat’d
Beer
Benzene
Benzoic Acid All Conc.
Bismuth Carbonate Sat’d
Barium Chloride Sat’d
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
B X
A A
A A
A A
X
-
X
-
X
A
-
-
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
-
A
B
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
X
A
A
A
Borax Sat’d
Boric Acid All Conc.
Boron Trifuoride
Brine
Bromine Liquid
Bromine Water Sat’d
Butanediol, 10%
Butanediol, 60%
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
- -
A A
X X
X -
A A
A A
-
A
-
-
-
X
-
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
X
-
-
A
B
A
A
X
X
-
-
Butanediol, 100%
Butter
n-Butyl Acetate, 100%
n-Bytyl Alcohol, 100%
Butyric Acid Conc.
Calcium Bisulphide
Calcium Carbonate Sat’d
Calcium Chlorate Sat’d
A A
A A
A X
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A X
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A -
- -
A A
A A
A A
-
-
-
X
A
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
A
-
-
X
A
B
A
A
A
-
A
B
B
B
A
A
A
Calcium Chloride Sat’d
Calcium Hydroxide Conc.
Calcium Hypochlorite Bleach Sol.
Calcium Nitrate, 50%
Calcium Oxide Sat’d
Calcium Sulphate
Camphor Oil
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
B B
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A B
A A
A A
A A
X X
A
A
A
-
-
A
-
A
A
A
-
-
A
-
A
A
B
A
A
A
-
A
A
B
A
A
A
-
Carbon Dioxide All Conc.
Carbon Disulphide
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Tetrachloride
Carbonic Acid
Caster Oil Conc.
Chlorine, 100% Dry Gas
Chlorine Liquid
Chlorine Water, 2% Sat’d Sol.
A A
X X
A A
X X
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A A
X X
A A
X X
A A
A A
B X
X X
A A
A A
B X
A A
X X
A A
A A
X X
X X
A B
A
X
A
B
-
-
X
X
A
A
X
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
A
B
A
-
X
A
A
A
X
A
X
A
A
X
A
A
Reagent & Concentration
LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE
70° 140°
PP
70° 140°
XLPE
70° 140°
Polyester
Vinyl Ester
PVC
CPVC
Chlorobenzene
Clorofoam
Clhorosulphonic Acid, 100%
Chrome Alum Sat’d
Chromic Acid, 80%
Chromic Acid, 50%
Chromic Acid, 10%
Cider
X X
B X
X X
A A
- -
A B
A A
A A
X X
X X
X X
A A
- -
A B
A A
X X
X X
X X
X X
A A
A -
A A
A A
A A
X
X
-
-
X
X
X
-
A
X
-
-
X
X
A
-
X
X
X
A
X
B
A
-
X
X
X
A
X
B
A
-
Citric Acid Sat’d
Coconut Oil Alcohols
Coffee
Cola Concentrates
Copper Chloride Sat’d
Copper Cyanide Sat’d
Copper Flouride, 2%
Copper Nitrate Sat’d
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A
-
-
-
A
B
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Copper Sulphate Sat’d
Corn Oil
Cottonseed Oil
Cuprous Chloride Sat’d
Detergents
Synthetic Developers
Photographic Dextrin Sat’d
Dextrose Sat’d
Diazo Salts
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Dibutylphthalate
Dichlorobenzene
Diethyl Ketone
Diethylene Glycol
Digylcolic Acid
Dimethylamine
Disodium Phosphate
Emulsions, Photographic
B B
X X
B B
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
B B
X X
B X
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A B
- -
- -
A A
- -
- -
A A
A A
-
X
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
X
-
-
X
A
X
A
A
X
-
-
X
A
X
A
A
Ethyl Acetate, 100%
Ethyl Alcohol, 100%
Ethyl Alcohol, 35%
Ethyl Benzene
Ethyl Chloride
Ethyl Ester
Ethylene Chloride
Ethylene Glycol
Fatty Acids
B X
X X
X X
X X
X X
X X
X X
A A
A A
B X
A A
A A
X X
X X
X X
X X
A A
A A
B B
A A
A A
X X
X X
B X
X X
A A
A A
-
X
B
-
-
X
X
A
-
-
A
A
-
-
X
X
A
-
X
A
A
-
X
X
X
A
B
X
A
A
-
X
X
X
A
B
Ferric Chloride Sat’d
Ferric Nitrate Sat’d
Ferrous Chloride Sat’d
Ferrous Sulphate
Fish Solubles
Fluoboric Acid
Fluosillic Acid Conc.
Fluosillic Acid, 32%
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A A
A
A
A
A
-
B
X
X
A
A
A
A
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Formic Acid All Conc.
Fructose Sat’d
Fruit Pulp
Furtural, 100%
Furfuryl Alcohol
Gallic Acid
Gasoline
Glucose
A A
A A
A A
B X
B X
A B
B X
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
A X
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
A A
B X
A A
X
-
-
-
-
-
B
-
A
-
-
-
-
-
B
-
A
A
A
X
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
X
-
B
X
A
Glycerine
Glycol
Glycolic Acid, 30%
Grape Sugar Sat’d Ag.
n-Heptane
Hexachlorobenzene
Hexanol, Tertiary
Hydrobromic Acid, 50%
A A
A A
A A
A A
B B
A -
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
- -
- -
- -
A A
A
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
A
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
X
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
A
Hydrochloric Acid, 37%
Hydrocyanic Acid Sat’d
Hydrofluoric Acid, 60%
Hydrogen, 100%
Hydrogen Chloride Dry Gas
Hydrogen Peroxide, 30%
Hydrogen Peroxide, 10%
Hydrogen Sulphide
Hydroquinone
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
B B
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
A -
A B
A A
A A
A
A
X
-
-
X
X
-
-
A
A
X
-
-
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
Reagent & Concentration
LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE
70° 140°
PP
70° 140°
XLPE
70° 140°
Polyester
Vinyl Ester
PVC
CPVC
Hypochlorous Acid Conc.
Inks
Iodine Ink Sol’n
Isopropyl Alcohol, 100%
Lead Acetate Sat’d
Lead Nitrate
Lactic Acid, 20%
Linseed Oil, 100%
Magnesium Carbonate Sat’d
A A
A A
B -
X X
A A
A A
A A
B X
A A
A A
A A
B X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A X
A A
A A
A A
- -
A A
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
X
-
-
-
A
-
A
A
A
B
-
-
-
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
Magnesium Chloride Sat’d
Magnesium Hydroxide Sat’d
Magnesium Nitrite Sat’d
Magnesium Sulphate Sat’d
Mercuric Chloride, 40%
Mercuric Cyanide Sat’d
Mercury
Methyl Alcohol, 100%
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A
-
-
A
A
-
-
X
A
-
-
A
A
-
-
B
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Methylethyl Ketone, 100%
Methylene Chloride, 100%
Milk
Mineral Oils
Molasses
Naphtha
Naphthalene
B X
X X
A A
B X
A A
B X
B -
B X
X X
X X
A X
A A
B X
X X
A B
B -
A A
A B
A A
- -
A A
X
-
-
-
-
A
A
X
-
-
-
-
A
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
X
Nickel Chloride Conc.
Nickel Nitrate Sat’d
Nickel Sulphate Conc.
Nicotine Dilute
Nitric Acid, 0-30%
Nitric Acid, 30-50%
Nitric Acid, 70%
Nitric Acid, 95-98%
Nitrobenzene
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A B
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A B
X X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
X X
X X
X X
X X
A
A
A
-
X
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
-
B
X
X
X
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
n-Octane
Oleic Acid
Oxalic Acid Sat’d
Perchloroethylene
Phosphoric Acid, 95%
Photographic Solutions
Plating Solutions Brass
Cadium
A A
B X
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A X
A A
X X
A B
A A
A A
A A
- -
A B
A B
- -
A A
A A
A A
A A
-
A
A
-
A
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
A
A
-
-
-
X
A
X
B
A
A
A
-
A
X
B
A
A
A
A
Chromium
Copper
Gold
Indium
Lead
Nickel
Rhodium
Silver
Tin
Zinc
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Potassium Bicarbonate Sat’d
Potassium Bromide Sat’d
Potassium Bromate, 10%
Potassium Carbonate
Potassium Chlorate Sat’d
Potassium Chloride Sat’d
Potassium Chromate, 40%
Potassium Cyanide Sat’d
Potassium Dichromate, 40%
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X
-
-
A
-
A
-
-
A
X
-
-
A
-
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Potassium Ferri/Ferro Cyanide Sat’d
Potassium Fluoride
Potassium Hydroxide Conc.
Potassium Nitrate Sat’d
Potassium Perborate Sat’d
Potassium Perchlorate, 10%
Potassium Permanganate, 20%
Potassium Persulphate Sat’d
Potassium Sulphate Conc.
Potassium Sulphide Conc.
Potassium Sulphite Conc.
Propargyl Alcohol
n-Propyl Alcohol
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A
-
X
A
-
-
A
A
A
-
-
-
-
A
-
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
Reagent & Concentration
LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE
70° 140°
PP
70° 140°
XLPE
70° 140°
Polyester
Vinyl Ester
PVC
CPVC
Propylene Dichloride, 100%
Propylene Glycol
Pyridine
Resorcinal Sat’d
Salicylic Acid Sat’d
Sea Water
Selenic Acid
Shortening
Silver Nitrate Sol.
Soap Sol. Any Conc.
Sodium Acetate Sat’d
Sodium Benzoate, 35%
Sodium Bicarbonate Sat’d
Sodium Bisulphate Sat’d
Sodium Bisulphite Sat’d
Sodium Borate
Sodium Bromide Dilute
Sodium Carbonate Conc.
Sodium Chlorate Sat’d
Sodium Chloride Sat’d
Sodium Cyanide
Sodium Dichromate Sat’d
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
- -
A -
- -
- -
A A
- -
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
-
-
-
-
-
-
X
-
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
-
-
-
X
A
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
-
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
-
A
X
X
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Sodium Ferri/Ferro Cyanide Sat’d
Sodium Fluoride Sat’d
Sodium Hydroxide Conc.
Sodium Hypochlorite
Sodium Nitrate
Sodium Sulphate
Sodium Sulphide Sat’d
Sodium Sulphite Sat’d
Stannic Chloride Sat’d
Stannous Chloride
Starch Sol. Sat’d
Stearic Acid, 100%
Sulphuric Acid, 0-50%
Sulphuric Acid, 70%
Sulphuric Acid, 80%
Sulphuric Acid, 96%
Sulphuric Acid, 98-100%
Sulphuric Acid Fuming
Sulphurous Acid
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A X
B X
B X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
B B
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A B
A B
B X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A B
X X
X -
X -
X X
A A
A
-
X
X
A
A
X
B
A
A
-
A
A
X
X
X
X
X
-
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
B
X
X
X
X
-
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
B
B
B
A
Tallow
Tannic Acid Sat’d
Tartaric Acid
Tetrolydrofuran
Titanium Tetrachloride Sat’d
Toluene
Trichloroethylene
Triethylene Glycol
Trisodium Phosphate Sat’d
Turpentine
Urea, 30%
Urine
Vanilla Extract
Vinegar
A -
A A
A A
B X
X -
B B
X X
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A B
A A
A A
X X
X X
X X
X X
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
- -
X X
X X
- -
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
-
A
A
-
-
B
-
-
X
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
B
-
-
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
X
-
X
X
-
A
B
B
A
-
A
-
A
A
X
-
X
X
-
A
B
B
A
-
A
Water
Wetting Agent
Whiskey
Wines
Xylene
Yeast
Zinc Bromide Sat’d
Zinc Carbonate Sat’d
Zinc Chloride Sat’d
Zinc Oxide Sat’d
Zinc Sterate
Zinc Sulphate Sat’d
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A X
X X
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
A A
X X
A A
- -
- -
A A
A A
- -
A A
A
-
-
-
B
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
A
-
-
-
B
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
A
-
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Reagent & Concentration
Ryton
EPDM
Norprene
Viton
316 SS
Titanium
Hasatelloy X
Acetone
Acetaldehyde, 100%
Acetic Acid, 10%
Acetic Acid, 60%
Acetic Anhydride
Air
Aluminum Chloride Conc.
Aluminum Flouride Conc.
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
X
X
A
A
B
A
A
A
X
X
A
B
A
A
A
A
X
X
B
B
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
Aluminum Sulphate All
Alums All Types
Ammonia, 100% Dry Gas
Ammonium Carbonate
Ammonium Chloride Sat’d
Ammonium Flouride Sat’d
Ammonium Hydroxide, 10%
Ammonium Hydroxide, 28%
A
A
-
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
B
B
B
A
A
B
X
X
A
A
A
-
X
A
B
A
A
A
B
A
A
B
A
A
B
B
Ammonium Nitrate Sat’d
Ammonium Persulphate Sat’d
Ammonium Sulphate Sat’d
Ammonium Metaphosate Sat’d
Ammonium Sulfide Sat’d
Amyl Acetate, 100%
Amyl Alcohol, 100%
A
-
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
B
A
B
B
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
A
A
Amyl Chloride, 100%
Aniline, 100%
Aqua Regia
Arsenic Acid All Conc.
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Ascorbic Acid, 10%
Barium Carbonate Sat’d
Barium Chloride Sat’d
-
A
X
-
-
-
A
A
X
B
X
A
X
A
A
A
X
X
X
A
X
A
A
A
B
X
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
X
A
X
-
B
A
X
X
A
B
-
-
A
A
A
B
X
B
-
-
B
B
Barium Hydroxide
Barium Sulphate Sat’d
Barium Sulphide Sat’d
Beer
Benzene
Benzoic Acid All Conc.
Bismuth Carbonate Sat’d
Barium Chloride Sat’d
A
A
-
-
B
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
A
B
B
A
A
B
B
A
B
A
B
A
B
A
-
A
B
B
A
B
B
Borax Sat’d
Boric Acid All Conc.
Boron Trifuoride
Brine
Bromine Liquid
Bromine Water Sat’d
Butanediol, 10%
Butanediol, 60%
A
-
-
A
X
X
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
X
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
X
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
-
X
X
X
-
-
B
A
B
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
-
-
Butanediol, 100%
Butter
n-Butyl Acetate, 100%
n-Bytyl Alcohol, 100%
Butyric Acid Conc.
Calcium Bisulphide
Calcium Carbonate Sat’d
Calcium Chlorate Sat’d
-
-
A
A
-
-
-
-
-
A
B
B
B
A
A
A
-
B
X
A
X
A
A
-
-
A
B
A
B
A
A
A
-
A
B
A
B
B
B
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
B
-
-
-
A
A
A
-
B
A
Calcium Chloride Sat’d
Calcium Hydroxide Conc.
Calcium Hypochlorite Bleach Sol.
Calcium Nitrate, 50%
Calcium Oxide Sat’d
Calcium Sulphate
Camphor Oil
A
-
A
A
-
A
-
B
B
A
A
A
A
-
A
X
X
B
A
X
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
B
B
X
A
A
B
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
-
A
B
B
-
A
A
-
Carbon Dioxide All Conc.
Carbon Disulphide
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Tetrachloride
Carbonic Acid
Caster Oil Conc.
Chlorine, 100% Dry Gas
Chlorine Liquid
Chlorine Water, 2% Sat’d Sol.
-
A
-
A
-
A
X
X
A
A
X
A
X
A
A
X
X
X
A
X
A
X
A
A
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
 A
 A
A
B
A
B
A
A
X
X
X
A
B
A
A
B
A
X
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
Reagent & Concentration
Ryton
EPDM
Norprene
Viton
316 SS
Titanium
Hasatelloy X
Chlorobenzene
Clorofoam
Clhorosulphonic Acid, 100%
Chrome Alum Sat’d
Chromic Acid, 80%
Chromic Acid, 50%
Chromic Acid, 10%
Cider
A
X
X
X
X
B
A
-
X
X
X
A
X
B
B
-
X
X
X
A
X
X
X
A
A
A
X
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
B
B
B
A
A
A
X
A
X
X
X
A
B
A
A
A
B
B
B
-
Citric Acid Sat’d
Coconut Oil Alcohols
Coffee
Cola Concentrates
Copper Chloride Sat’d
Copper Cyanide Sat’d
Copper Flouride, 2%
Copper Nitrate Sat’d
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
B
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
Copper Sulphate Sat’d
Corn Oil
Cottonseed Oil
Cuprous Chloride Sat’d
Detergents
Synthetic Developers
Photographic Dextrin Sat’d
Dextrose Sat’d
Diazo Salts
A
-
A
A
A
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
-
B
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
Dibutylphthalate
Dichlorobenzene
Diethyl Ketone
Diethylene Glycol
Digylcolic Acid
Dimethylamine
Disodium Phosphate
Photographic Emulsions
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
X
-
A
-
-
-
A
-
A
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
X
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
A
A
-
-
-
-B
-
-
-
A
Ethyl Acetate, 100%
Ethyl Alcohol, 100%
Ethyl Alcohol, 35%
Ethyl Benzene
Ethyl Chloride
Ethyl Ester
Ethylene Chloride
Ethylene Glycol
Fatty Acids
A
A
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
B
A
A
-
A
X
A
A
X
X
A
A
-
B
X
B
A
B
X
A
A
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
B
A
B
A
A
A
-
A
B
X
B
A
Ferric Chloride Sat’d
Ferric Nitrate Sat’d
Ferrous Chloride Sat’d
Ferrous Sulphate
Fish Solubles
Fluoboric Acid
Fluosillic Acid Conc.
Fluosillic Acid, 32%
A
A
A
A
-
X
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
X
A
A
X
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
X
B
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
Formic Acid All Conc.
Fructose Sat’d
Fruit Pulp
Furtural, 100%
Furfuryl Alcohol
Gallic Acid
Gasoline
Glucose
A
-
-
A
-
-
A
-
A
A
A
B
-
B
X
A
A
A
A
X
-
B
B
A
X
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
B
A
B
A
A
X
A
A
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
B
A
A
Glycerine
Glycol
Glycolic Acid, 30%
Grape Sugar Sat’d Ag.
n-Heptane
Hexachlorobenzene
Hexanol, Tertiary
Hydrobromic Acid, 50%
A
-
A
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
X
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
B
A
A
A
A
A
-
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
B
Hydrochloric Acid, 37%
Hydrocyanic Acid Sat’d
Hydrofluoric Acid, 60%
Hydrogen, 100%
Hydrogen Chloride Dry Gas
Hydrogen Peroxide, 30%
Hydrogen Peroxide, 10%
Hydrogen Sulphide
Hydroquinone
X
-
X
-
-
X
X
A
-
X
A
A
A
-
-
-
A
X
X
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
X
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
X
A
X
X
X
A
-
B
B
B
-
X
B
X
A
-
B
B
A
-
A
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
-
Reagent & Concentration
Ryton
EPDM
Norprene
Viton
316 SS
Titanium
Hasatelloy X
Hypochlorous Acid Conc.
Inks
Iodine Ink Sol’n
Isopropyl Alcohol, 100%
Lead Acetate Sat’d
Lead Nitrate
Lactic Acid, 20%
Linseed Oil, 100%
Magnesium Carbonate Sat’d
-
-
-
A
-
-
A
-
-
-
-
B
-
A
A
A
-
A
-
-
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
X
X
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
B
A
A
Magnesium Chloride Sat’d
Magnesium Hydroxide Sat’d
Magnesium Nitrite Sat’d
Magnesium Sulphate Sat’d
Mercuric Chloride, 40%
Mercuric Cyanide Sat’d
Mercury
Methyl Alcohol, 100%
A
A
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
-
A
X
Methylethyl Ketone, 100%
Methylene Chloride, 100%
Milk
Mineral Oils
Molasses
Naphtha
Naphthalene
A
A
-
A
-
A
A
A
X
X
A
X
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
Nickel Chloride Conc.
Nickel Nitrate Sat’d
Nickel Sulphate Conc.
Nicotine Dilute
Nitric Acid, 0-30%
Nitric Acid, 30-50%
Nitric Acid, 70%
Nitric Acid, 95-98%
Nitrobenzene
-
-
-
-
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
-
B
B
X
X
X
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
-
X
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
B
X
B
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
-
A
A
A
A
X
n-Octane
Oleic Acid
Oxalic Acid Sat’d
Perchloroethylene
Phosphoric Acid, 95%
Photographic Solutions
Plating Solutions Brass
  Cadium
-
-
-
B
X
-
-
A
-
B
A
X
B
B
A
X
-
X
B
X
B
A
A
X
-
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
B
B
A
B
A
A
A
-
X
X
A
B
A
A
X
-
B
B
B
A
A
A
A
  Chromium
  Copper
  Gold
  Indium
  Lead
  Nickel
  Rhodium
  Silver
  Tin
  Zinc
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
B
A
A
A
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
-
X
X
A
X
X
X
X
A
A
-
X
A
X
X
A
A
X
A
A
-
A
X
A
A
A
B
Potassium Bicarbonate Sat’d
Potassium Bromide Sat’d
Potassium Bromate, 10%
Potassium Carbonate
Potassium Chlorate Sat’d
Potassium Chloride Sat’d
Potassium Chromate, 40%
Potassium Cyanide Sat’d
Potassium Dichromate, 40%
A
-
-
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
Potassium Ferri/Ferro Cyanide Sat’d
Potassium Fluoride
Potassium Hydroxide Conc.
Potassium Nitrate Sat’d
Potassium Perborate Sat’d
Potassium Perchlorate, 10%
Potassium Permanganate, 20%
Potassium Persulphate Sat’d
Potassium Sulphate Conc.
Potassium Sulphide Conc.
Potassium Sulphite Conc.
Propargyl Alcohol
n-Propyl Alcohol
-
-
A
A
-
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
X
-
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
-
A
Reagent & Concentration
Ryton
EPDM
Norprene
Viton
316 SS
Titanium
Hasatelloy X
Propylene Dichloride, 100%
Propylene Glycol
Pyridine
Resorcinal Sat’d
Salicylic Acid Sat’d
Sea Water
Selenic Acid
Shortening
Silver Nitrate Sol.
Soap Sol. Any Conc.
Sodium Acetate Sat’d
Sodium Benzoate, 35%
Sodium Bicarbonate Sat’d
Sodium Bisulphate Sat’d
Sodium Bisulphite Sat’d
Sodium Borate
Sodium Bromide Dilute
Sodium Carbonate Conc.
Sodium Chlorate Sat’d
Sodium Chloride Sat’d
Sodium Cyanide
Sodium Dichromate Sat’d
-
-
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
-
-
B
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
X
X
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
B
A
B
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
X
A
X
A
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
X
B
A
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
B
A
B
B
B
B
A
A
B
X
B
A
A
A
B
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
-
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
Sodium Ferri/Ferro Cyanide Sat’d
Sodium Fluoride Sat’d
Sodium Hydroxide Conc.
Sodium Hypochlorite 1
Sodium Nitrate
Sodium Sulphate
Sodium Sulphide Sat’d
Sodium Sulphite Sat’d
Stannic Chloride Sat’d
Stannous Chloride
Starch Sol. Sat’d
Stearic Acid, 100%
Sulphuric Acid, 0-50%
Sulphuric Acid, 70%
Sulphuric Acid, 80%
Sulphuric Acid, 96%
Sulphuric Acid, 98-100%
Sulphuric Acid Fuming
Sulphurous Acid
-
-
A
X
A
A
A
-
-
A
A
-
B
B
X
X
X
X
-
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
B
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
X
B
A
X
B
X
B
B
A
A
X
A
A
B
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
B
X
B
B
B
B
X
A
A
A
X
X
X
X
X
X
B
A
A
B
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
X
X
X
X
X
X
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
X
B
Tallow
Tannic Acid Sat’d
Tartaric Acid
Tetrolydrofuran
Titanium Tetrachloride Sat’d
Toluene
Trichloroethylene
Triethylene Glycol
Trisodium Phosphate Sat’d
Turpentine
Urea, 30%
Urine
Vanilla Extract
Vinegar
-
-
-
B
-
A
A
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
-
A
B
B
-
X
X
-
A
X
-
A
-
A
-
B
B
X
-
X
X
-
A
X
-
X
-
X
A
A
A
X
-
X
A
-
A
A
-
A
-
A
A
A
X
A
A
A
B
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
-
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
B
-
-
-
A
-
B
B
A
-
A
B
A
A
B
-
-
-
A
Water
Wetting Agent
Whiskey
Wines
Xylene
Yeast
Zinc Bromide Sat’d
Zinc Carbonate Sat’d
Zinc Chloride Sat’d
Zinc Oxide Sat’d
Zinc Sterate
Zinc Sulphate Sat’d
A
-
-
-
A
-
-
-
A
A
-
-
A
-
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
X
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
-
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Caution: We have compiled this information from manufactures. It may be considered as a basis for recommendation, but WE MAKE NO WARRENTY AS TO THE FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATERIALS PURCHASED. Materials should be tested under actual service conditions to determine their suitability for a particular purpose.

Title: General Chemical Resistance Chart
Description: A guide for evaluating the suitability of our products with various chemical agents.
Published: 7/2/2009
Last Edited: 9/9/2022
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