CHEMICAL
RESISTANCE CHART 4

PART [1, 2, 3, 4]

  • A - No Effect-Acceptable
  • B - MinorEffect-Acceptable
  • C - Moderate Effect-Questionable
  • D - Severe effect-Not Recommended

 
Potash - A - A C - A C - B - A B - A B A - B A - A A A A A - B - B A
Potassium Bicarbonate - A - B C A B B - D - A - A A C A C B A A A A - A A - A - B A
Potassium Bromide A A - B C A B C - D D A - A A A C - B A C A A - A A - A A B A
Potassium Carbonate B A - A C A A C - B B A B A A B A - B A A A A A A B - A - B A
Potassium Chlorate B A A A B A B B - B B A B A A B D - B A A A A - A A - A - B A
Potassium Chloride C A A B B A A C C B B A A A A A B C B A A A A - A A - A A A A
Potassium Chromate - - B B A - B A - A - A - - A C - - B - A A D - A A - A - B C
Potassium Cyanide Solutions B A B A D A A D - B B A - A A C A - B A A C A - B A - A A A A
Potassium Dichromate B A A A A A B C - B C A - A A C D - B A A A A - B A - A A A A
Potassium Ferrocyanide B A - A C - B A - - C A - A - - A - A - - - - - - D - - - A A
Potassium Hydroxide (50%) A B B B D C A D D C A A B A A D A C B A A - D A B B C A A C A
Potassium Nitrate B A B A B A B B - - B A C A A B C - B A C A A - B A - A A A A
Potassium Permanganate B A B B B B B B - B B A - A A C D C B B A A A - B A - A - B B
Potassium Sulfate B A B B A A A B B B B A A A A B C - B A A A A - A A C A A C A
Potassium Sulfide A A - A B - B B - B B A - A - - - - - - - - - - - A - - - - -
Propane (Liquified) 1 2 A A - A A - - A A - B D - A D A A - - D - A A - A A D B D D A
Propylene Glycol B B - A A - - B - B B - - A - B B B B - - A A - A A - C - - A
Pyridine - C - B B - - - - B A - D A D D - - C B A A A - D D - D B D A
Pyrogallic Acid B A A A B - A B - B B A - A - D A - - - - A A - A A - - - - A
Rosins A A A A A - B A C - C - - A - B A - - A - A A - - A - - - - A
Rum - A - A - - - - - - - A - - A A A - - A - A A - A A - A - - A
Rust Inhibitors - A - A - - - A - A - - - - - A - - - A - A A - A A - C - - A
Salad Dressing - A - A B - - B - D - A - - A A A - - A - A A - A A - - - - A
Sea Water A A C A C A - C - - D A - A A A A - B A - A A A A A B B A A A
Shellac (Bleached)  A A - A A - - A B B A - - A - A A - - A - - A - - A - - - - A
Shellac (Orange)  A A - A A - - A C C A - - A - A A - - A - - A - - A - - - - A
Silicone - B - A B - - A - - - - - - A A A - - A - A A - A A B A A A A
Silver Bromide - C C B D - - - - - - - - - A C - - - - - A - - - - - - - - A
Silver Nitrate B A B A D A A D - D D A B A A C A - B A - A A - A C - A C A A
Soap Solutions 1 A A A A C A B B B A B B A A A A - B A A A A A A A B B - C A
Soda Ash ( See Sodium Carbonate) A
Sodium Acetate B A A B B A A B - C C A - A A B A - B A - A A - D D - C - A A
Sodium Aluminate B - - A C B B B - - C - - A A B A - - - A A A - A A - A A B A
Sodium Bicarbonate  B A A A A A - B A C C A B A A B A B B A A A A A A A C A A A A
Sodium Bisulfate A A - A D B B C C D D A B A A B C C B A A A A - B A C A - A A
Sodium Bisulfite - A - A A A B C - D - A B A A B D B B A A A A - A A C A - A A
Sodium Borate B A - A C - A A - C C C - A - - A - A - - - - - A - B A - - -
Sodium Carbonate B A B B C A A B B B B A B A A A A C B A A B A - A A - A A A A
Sodium Chlorate B A - A B A B B - - C A B A A D A - B A A A A - A D - A - A A
Sodium Chloride B A C B C A A B C B C A B A A A A B B A A A A A A A C A A B A
Sodium Chromate A A A - D - B B - B B - - A A D A - - A A A B - B A - A - - C
Sodium Cyanide B A - A D A - D D B B A - A A D C - B A A A A - A A D A A A A
Sodium Fluoride B C - C C A A C - D D D D A - - A - C - - - - - C D - D - D A
Sodium Hydrosulfite - - - - A - A C - - - C A A - - A - - - - - A - A - - A - A -
Sodium Hydroxide (20%) - A A A D A A C D A - A B A A D C C B A A C D A A A D B A A A
Sodium Hydroxide (50% Solution) - A B - D A A C D B - A B A A D C C C A B C D A A D D C - A A
Sodium Hydroxide (80% Solution) - A D - D A B C D C - A B A A D C C C A B C D A B D D C - B A
Sodium Hypochlorite 3 (to 20%) - C C C C A A D D D - A B A A D A - B D C D A B A C D D B C B
Sodium Hypochlorite D - A - D A A D - D D A - A A - A - - A C - D - D B C A - - A
Sodium Hyposulfate - A A - D - - D - - - - - A - - - - - - - - - - - - - C - C C
Sodium Metaphosphate 2 A - A - A - - C C B B - - A - B A - - D - A A - A A - B A A A
Sodium Metasilicate A - A - B - - B - C C - - A - D - - - - - A - - A A D A - - A
Sodium Nitrate B A A A A A B B C A B A B A A B A - B A - A A A B C D B A C A
Sodium Perborate B - C - B - - C C B B - - A A B A - - A - A A - A B D B A C A
Sodium Peroxide B A A - C - B C C D C A - A - D D - - - - A A - A C D B A C A
Sodium Polyphosphate (Mono, Di , Tribasic) - A A - D A A C - - - - - A A B - - - - - A A - A A - D A A A
Sodium Silicate B A B A C A B C C - B A B A A C A - - A - A A - A A - A A A A
Sodium Sulfate B A A C B A B B B A B A - A A B A - B A A A A - A A - A A C A
Sodium Sulfide B A B - D A B D D A B A B A A B A - B A A A A - A C - A A C A
Sodium Sulfite - C C - C A A C - A - A A A - - D - A - - A A - A A - A - A A
Sodium Tetraborate - - A - - - - - - - - A - - A B - - - - - A A - A A - - - - A
Sodium Thiosulphate ("Hypo") A A A - B A - D D C B A - A A C A - - A A A A - A B - A A C A
Sorghum - A A - - - - - - A - - - - - A A - - - - A A - A A - A - - A
Soy Sauce - A A - A - - A - D - - - - A A A - - - - A A - A A - A - D A
Stannic Chloride D D D - D A B D - D D A - A A C A - B A - - A - A A D A A A A
Stannic Fluoborate  - - A - - - - - - D - - - - A C - - A - - - A - A A - A - - A
Stannous Chloride D D C - D A A D - D D A A A - - D - A - - - - - B C D D - A A
Starch B A A - A - - B - C C A - A A A A - B - - A A - A A - A - - A
Stearic Acid 2 B A A A B A A C C C C A B A A A A - B D - A A A A B D B B C A
Stoddard Solvent A A A A A A A A A B B A D A D A A B D D A A A - A B D D D D A
Styrene A A A - A - - A - - A - - A A A - - - - - A A - B D D D D D A
Sugar (Liquids) A A A A A - A A - B B - - A A A A B - A - A A A A A - B - A A
Sulfate Liquors - C C - B - A C - - - - - - - D - - - A - A A - - - - C - - A
Sulfur Chloride - D D D D - - C D - - A C A A D A - A D - A C - A D - D D D C
Sulfur Dioxide 2 - A A C A A B B - - - D B A D B D D C D A A A - D D C B A D A
Sulfur Dioxide (Dry) A A A - A - A A C A B D - A - - A - D - - A A - A - - D - D D
Sulfur Trioxide (Dry) A A C - A - - B - B B A B A D D D - - - - B A - A D - D B C A
Sulfuric Acid (to 10%) - D C C C A A D D D - A B A A D D B B A A A A - A C - D D C A
Sulfuric Acid (10%-75%) 2 - D D D D C B D D D - A B A B D D B C A B A D C A D - D D D B
Sulfuric Acid 75%-100% - - D - - D B - D - - B - A A - D - - B C - A - A D - D - - D
Sulfurous Acid  C C B C C A B D - D D A B A A D D - B A - B A - A C D B B C A
Sulfuryl Chloride - - - - - - - - - - - A - A - - - - - - - - A - - - - - - - A
Syrup - A A A A - - D - - - A - - A A A B - A - A A A A A - B - A A
Tallow - A A - A - - - - - - - - - A A A - C - - A A - A A - - - - A
Tannic Acid B A A A C A B B - C C A B A A B D - B A - A A A A D C A A A A
Tanning Liquors - A A - C A A A - - - A B A - B - - - A - A A - A C - - - - A
Tartaric Acid B A B B C A B A C D D A B A A B A - B A - A A - A D C A - A A
Tetrachlorethane - - A - - A A - - - - D - A D A A - - A - A A - A D - - D D A
Tetrahydrofuran - A A - D - - D - D A D - A D A A - D C A A A - B D - D B D A
Toluene, Toluol 3 A A A - A A A A A A A D D A D A A D D D A A A A C D D D D D A
Tomato Juice A A A - A - - C - C C - - A A B A B - A A A A - A A - A - - A
Trichlorethane - C A - C A A C - C - - - A D A - - - - - A A - A D D D D D A
Trichlorethylene 2 B A A - B A A B A C B D - A D A C D D D C A A C A D D D D D A
Trichloropropane - - A - - - - A - - - - - - D A - D - - - A A - A A - A - - A
Tricresylphosphate - - A - - B A A - - - D - A A C - - - - - A A - B D - D A - A
Triethylamine - - - - - - - A - - - A - - B D - - - - - A A - A A D B - - A
Turpentine 3 B A A - C - A B C B B A B A D A A - D B A A A - A D - D D D A
Urine - A A - B - - C - B - A - - A A A - B A - A A - A A - D A - A
Vegetable Juice - A A - A - - C - D - - - - A A A - - - - A A - A A B D - D A
Vinegar A A A A D A A B B C D A - A A B A B B A A A A A A C - B A C A
Varnish (Use Viton® for Aromatic) A A A A A - - A B - C - - A D A A - - A - A A A A B C D - D A
Water, Acid , Mine - A A - C - - C D C - A B - A D A B - A B A A - A A - B - B A
Water, Distilled , Lab Grade 7 - A A - B - - A - D - A B A A A A A - A A A A A A A - B A A A
Water, Fresh A A A - A - - A C B D A B A A A A A D A A A A A A A - B A A A
Water, Salt - A A - B - - B C D - A B - A A A - - A A A A A A A - B A A A
Weed Killers - A A - C - - C - - - - - - - A A - - - - A A - A B - C - - A
Whey - A A - B - - - - - - - - - - A - - - - - A A - A A - - - - A
Whiskey and Wines A A A A D - - B B D D A - A A A A - B A - A A - A A B A A A A
White Liquor (Pulp Mill) - A A - - - A D - C - A - A A D A - - A - A A - A A - A - - A
White Water (Paper Mill) - A A - - - - A - - - - - - - B A - - A - A A - A - - A - - A
Xylene 2 A A A - A - A A A A B D - A D A A D D D A A A A A D D D D D A
Zinc Chloride D A B B D A B D D D D A - A A C A - B A A A A - A A - A A A A
Zinc Hydrosulphite - - A - D - - D - D - - - - A C - - - - A A A - - A - A A - A
Zinc Hydrosulfate B A A A D A B B C C D C B A A C A - B A A A A - A A - A A C A
Zinc Sulfate B A A A D A B B C C D C B A A C A - B A A A A - A A - A A C A
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  • A - No Effect-Acceptable
  • B - MinorEffect-Acceptable
  • C - Moderate Effect-Questionable
  • D - Severe effect-Not Recommended