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Chemical Compatibility

Chemical Resistance Chart

Important! This chart is for reference only and should not be considered definitive. See warnings below chart.
Key
A Excellent
B Good
C Fair
D Not recommended
N No test data available
Chemical PVC Santoprene™ EPDM Viton® Teflon® Kalrez® PP SS 304 SS 316
Acetaldehyde D B A D A A A A A
Acetamide D A A B A A A B A
Acetate Solvent D B A D A N B A A
Acetic Acid D A A B A N B D B
Acetic Acid 20% D B A B A A A B A
Acetic Acid 80% C C A B A N A D B
Acetic Acid, Glacial D B B D A A A C A
Acetic Anhydride D A B D A A B B A
Acetone D B A D A A A A A
Acetyl Bromide D N N N A A N N N
Acetyl Chloride (dry) C A D A A A D A A
Acetylene A C A A A A A A A
Acrylonitrile B B D D A A A A A
Adipic Acid A B A A A A B A A
Alcohols: Amyl A A A A A A B A A
Alcohols: Benzyl D A B A A A A B B
Alcohols: Butyl A A B A A A A A A
Alcohols: Diacetone B C B D A A B A A
Alcohols: Ethyl C B A A A A A A A
Alcohols: Hexyl A B C C A A N A A
Alcohols: Isobutyl A A A A A A A A A
Alcohols: Isopropyl A B A A A A A B B
Alcohols: Methyl A A A C A A A A A
Alcohols: Octyl N B A B N A N A A
Alcohols: Propyl A A A A A A A A A
Aluminum Chloride A N A A A A A B B
Aluminum Chloride 20% A A A A A A A D C
Aluminum Fluoride A A B A A A A D D
Aluminum Hydroxide A A A A A A A A C
Aluminum Nitrate B A A A A A A A A
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate 10% A A A A A A A A A
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate 100% A A A A A A A D B
Aluminum Sulfate A A A A A A A B B
Alums N N A A A A A N A
Amines D A B D A A B A A
Ammonia 10% B N A D A N A A A
Ammonia Nitrate B N A D A A A A A
Ammonia, anhydrous A A A D A A A A A
Ammonia, liquid A A A D A N A B A
Ammonium Acetate A A A A A A A B A
Ammonium Bifluoride A A B A A A A D B
Ammonium Carbonate A A A A A A A B B
Ammonium Caseinate N A N N N N N N A
Ammonium Chloride A A A A A A A C B
Ammonium Hydroxide A A B B A A A A A
Ammonium Nitrate A A A A A A A A A
Ammonium Oxalate A A A N N A A A A
Ammonium Persulfate A A C A A A A A B
Ammonium Phosphate, Dibasic A A A A A A A B C
Ammonium Phosphate, Monobasic A A A A A A A B C
Ammonium Phosphate, Tribasic A A A A A A A B B
Ammonium Sulfate A A A A A A A B B
Ammonium Sulfite A N A D A A A B B
Ammonium Thiosulfate N A A N N A N N A
Amyl Acetate D B A D A A B A A
Amyl Alcohol A B A A A A B A A
Amyl Chloride D C D B A A D A A
Aniline C B C A A A A A B
Aniline Hydrochloride B A B A A A D D D
Antifreeze A N A A N A D N A
Antimony Trichloride A A A A A A A D D
Aqua Regia (80% HCl, 20% HNO3) C D C B A A B D D
Arochlor 1248 N N C A A A D B B
Aromatic Hydrocarbons D C D A N N D N C
Arsenic Acid A A A A A A A A A
Arsenic Salts A N N A N N N N N
Asphalt A B D A A A B B A
Barium Carbonate A A A A A A A B B
Barium Chloride A A A A A A A A A
Barium Cyanide D A A A A A D A A
Barium Hydroxide A A A A A A B B B
Barium Nitrate A A A A A A A B B
Barium Sulfate B A A A A A B B B
Barium Sulfide A A A A A A B B B
Benzaldehyde D B B D A A D B B
Benzene C C D A A A D B B
Benzene Sulfonic Acid A N C A A A D B B
Benzoic Acid A N B A A A B B B
Benzol N   D A A A B A A
Benzonitrile N N N N A A N D D
Benzyl Chloride N N N A N A C C B
Bleaching Liquors A N D A A N A N N
Borax (Sodium Borate) A A A A A A B A A
Boric Acid A A A A A A A B A
Bromine C C C A A A D D D
Butadiene C C C B A A C A A
Butane C C D A A A A A A
Butanol (Butyl Alcohol) C A A A A A A A A
Butyl Amine D A N D A A B N A
Butyl Ether A N D D A A D N A
Butyl Phthalate N N B C A N B B B
Butylacetate D B B D A A B B A
Butylene A N D A A A N A A
Butyric Acid B A C B A A B B B
Calcium Bisulfate N N A N N N N N A
Calcium Bisulfide A N C A A A A B B
Calcium Bisulfite B N D A A A A B A
Calcium Carbonate A A D A A A A A B
Calcium Chlorate B N A A A A N N N
Calcium Chloride C A A A A A A C B
Calcium Hydroxide B A A A A A A B B
Calcium Hypochlorite B A A A A A A C B
Calcium Nitrate A A A A A A A C B
Calcium Oxide B N A B A A A A A
Calcium Sulfate B N A A A A A B B
Calgon N A A A N N A A A
Cane Juice A A A A A N C A A
Carbolic Acid (Phenol) D A C A A A B B B
Carbon Bisulfide D N D A N A D A B
Carbon Dioxide (dry) A N B B A N A A A
Carbon Dioxide (wet) A N B B A N A A A
Carbon Disulfide D N D A A A D A B
Carbon Monoxide A A C A A A A A A
Carbon Tetrachloride D N D A A A D B B
Carbon Tetrachloride (dry) N N B A A N D B B
Carbon Tetrachloride (wet) N N D N A N D A A
Carbonated Water A A N A N N B A A
Carbonic Acid A A B A A A A A A
Chloric Acid A N N N A A N D C
Chlorinated Glue N N B A N N N N A
Chlorine (dry) D C A A A A D A B
Chlorine Water A C C A A B D C C
Chlorine, Anhydrous Liquid D N B A A N D C C
Chloroacetic Acid B N B D A A C B A
Chlorobenzene (Mono) D N D A B A C A B
Chlorobromomethane D C B A A A A N N
Chloroform D N D A A A C A A
Chlorosulfonic Acid D A D D A A D D B
Chocolate Syrup N A A A A N A A A
Chromic Acid 10% A D C B A A D B B
Chromic Acid 30% A C B A A A D B B
Chromic Acid 5% A D A A A A D B A
Chromic Acid 50% D D B A A A D C B
Chromium Salts A N N N N N N N N
Citric Acid B A A A A A A B A
Clorox A N N A A A D A A
Copper Chloride A A A A A A A D D
Copper Cyanide A A A A A A A B B
Copper Fluoborate A N B A N N N D D
Copper Nitrate A N N A A A A A A
Copper Sulfate >5% A A A A A A A B B
Copper Sulfate 5% A A A A A A A B B
Cresols D N D A N A D A A
Cresylic Acid D B D A A A A A A
Cupric Acid A N A A A N A D B
Cyanic Acid N N N A A N N A A
Cyclohexane D C D A A A D A A
Cyclohexanone D C C D A A D A A
Detergents A B A A A A A A A
Diacetone Alcohol D B B D A A A B B
Dichlorobenzene D D D C A A C N B
Dichloroethane D D N C A A D B B
Diethyl Ether D B D D A A A B B
Diethylamine D N B A D A A A A
Diethylene Glycol C A A A A A A A A
Dimethyl Aniline D N B D A A D B B
Dimethyl Formamide D A B C A A A A B
Diphenyl N N D A A A D B B
Diphenyl Oxide D C C A A A D B A
Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulfate) A A A A A N A A B
Ethane A C D A A A D A A
Ethanol C A A A A A A A A
Ethanolamine D A B D A A D A A
Ether D N C C A A D A A
Ethyl Acetate D C B D A A A B B
Ethyl Benzoate D C C A A A B N N
Ethyl Chloride D C A A A A D A A
Ethyl Ether D N D D A A D B B
Ethyl Sulfate N B N A A N N D D
Ethylene Bromide D N C A A N D A A
Ethylene Chloride D N D B A A C B B
Ethylene Chlorohydrin D C A A A A D B B
Ethylene Diamine D A A B A A N B B
Ethylene Dichloride D D C A A A D B B
Ethylene Glycol A A A A A A A B B
Ethylene Oxide D A C D A A D B B
Fatty Acids A B D A A A A B A
Ferric Chloride A A A A A A A D D
Ferric Nitrate A A A A A A A B B
Ferric Sulfate A A A A A A A B A
Ferrous Chloride A A A A A A A D D
Ferrous Sulfate A A A B A A A B B
Fluoboric Acid A A A B A N A B B
Fluorine D D C C D A D C A
Fluosilicic Acid D A B B A A A C B
Formaldehyde 100% A B A D A N C C A
Formaldehyde 40% A A A A A N A A A
Formic Acid A A B C A N A B A
Furan Resin A A C D A N D A A
Furfural D C B D A A D A B
Gallic Acid B B B A B A A A B
Gelatin B A A A A A A A A
Glucose A A A A A A A A A
Glycerin A D A A A A A A A
Glycolic Acid B A A A A A A A A
Gold Monocyanide N A N A D N N