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Polypropylene Chemical Resistance

Chemical Effect
A. Excellent
B. Minor effect-Good
C. Moderate effect- Fair
D. Severe effect - Not Recommended

Footnotes
1. Satisfactory to 72F.
2. Satisfactory to 72F
3. Satisfactory to 120F.

Side by Side Material Comparison Chemical Resistance Chart (Note: Large File)

  Polypropolyne
Acetaidehyde5 B
Acetamide --
Acetate Solv.2 D
Acetic Acid, Glacia1 B
Acetic Acid 20% A
Acetic Acid 80% B
Acetic Acid A
Acetic Anhydride A
Acetone 6 B
Acetyl Chloride --
Acetylene2 A
Acrylonitrile B
Alohois Amyl B
Benzyl A
Butyl B
Diacetone2 D
Ethyl A
Hexyl A
Isobutyl A
Isopropyl A
Methyl6 A
Octyl --
Propyl A
Aluminum Chloride 20% A
Aluminum Chloride A
Aluminum Flouride A
Aluminum Hydroxide6 A
Alum Potassium Sulfate (Alum), 10% --
Alum Potassium Sulfate (Alum), 100% A
Aluminum Sulfate A
Amines --
Ammonia 10% A
Ammonia, Anhydrous A
Ammonia, Liquids A
Ammonia, Nitrate A
Ammonia, Bifluoride A
Ammonia, Carbonate A
Ammonia, Casenite --
Ammonia, Chloride A
Ammonia, Hydroxide A
Ammonia, Nitrate A
Ammonia, Oxalate --
Ammonia, Persulfate A
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Dibasic A
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Monobasic A
Ammonia, Phrosphate, Tribasic A
Ammonia, Sulfate A
Ammonia, Thio-sulfate --
Amyl-Acetate D
Amyl Alcohol A
Amyl Chloride D
Aniline B
Anti-Freeze A
Antimony Trichloride A
Aqua Regia (80%, HCI, 20%, HNO) C
Arochlor 1248 --
Aromatic Hydrocarbons --
Arsenic Acid A
Asphalt A
Barium Carbonate A
Barium Chloride A
Barium Cyanide --
Barium Hydroxide A
Barium Nitrate --
Barium Sulfate A
Barium Sulfide A
Beer2 D
Beef Sugar Liquids A
Benzaldehyde3 D
Benzene2 D
Benzoic Acid D
Benzol A
Borax (Sodium Borate) A
Boric Acid A
Brewery Slop --
Bromine2 (wet) D
Butadiene --
Butane 2 1 D
Butanol --
Butter --
Buttermilk --
Butylene --
Butyl Acetate1 D
Butyric Acid1 A
Calcium Bisulfate --
Calcium Bisulfide A
Calcium Bisulfite A
Calcium Carbonate A
Calcium Chlorate --
Calcium Chloride A
Calcium Hydroxide A
Calcium Hypochlorite A
Calcium Sulfate A
Calgon A
Cane Juice2 D
Carbolic Acid (See Phenol) --
Carbon Bisulfide2 D
Carbon Dioxide (wet) --
Carbon Disulfide2 D
Carbon Monoxide A
Carbon Tetrachloride2 1 D
Carbonated Water A
Carbonic Acid A
Catsup A
Chloracetic Acid2 D
Chloric Acid --
Chlorinated Glue --
Chlorine, Anhydrous Liquid D
Chlorine (dry) --
Chlorine Water D
Chlorobenzene (Mono) D
Chloroform D
Chlorosulfonic Acid1 D
Chlorox (Bleach) D
Chocolate Syrup A
Chromic Acid 5% A
Chromic Acid 10% A
Chromic Acid 30% A
Chromic Acid 50% B
Cider --
Citric Acid B
Citric Oils A
Coffee A
Copper Chloride A
Copper Cyanide A
Copper Floborate --
Copper Nitrate A
Copper Sulfate (5% Solution) A
Copper Sulfate A
Cream A
Cresols2 C
Cresylic Acid --
Cyclohexane D
Cyanic Acid --
Detergents A
Dichlorethane --
Diesel Fuel D
Diethylamine C
Diethylene Gycol --
Diphenyl Oxide --
Dyes --
Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulfate) A
Ethane --
Ethanolamine --
Ether 3 --
Ethyl Acetate2 C
Ethyl Chloride D
Ethyl Sulfate --
Ethylene Chloride2 D
Ethylene Dichloride A
Ethylene Glycol4 A
Ethylene Oxide --
Fatty Acids A
Ferric Chloride A
Ferric Nitrate A
Ferric Sulfate A
Ferrous Chloride A
Ferrous Sulfate A
Fluoboric Acid A
Fluorine --
Fluosilicic Acid A
Formaldehyde 40% A
Formaldehyde A
Formic Acid6 A
Freon 111 --
Freon 12 (wet)2 A
Freon 22 --
Freon 113 --
Freon T.F.4 D
Fruit Juice A
Fuel Oils B
Furan Resin --
Furfural1 D
Gallic Acid --
Gasoline 1 4 C
Gelatin A
Glucose A
Glue P.V.A.1 --
Glycerine A
Cycolic Acid A
Gold Monocyanide --
Grape Juice --
Grease 4 --
Heptane1 D
Hexane1 C
Honey A
Hydraulic Oils (petroleum)1 D
Hydraulic Oils (Synthetic)1 D
Hydrazine --
Hydrobromic Acid 20% A
Hydrobromic Acid 4 B
Hydrobromic Acid (Dry gas) --
Hydrobromic Acid (20%)4 A
Hydrobromic Acid (37%)4 A
Hydrobromic Acid 100% --
Hydrocyanic Acid A
Hydrocyanic Acid (Gas 10%) --
Hydrofluoric Acid (20%)1 A
Hydrofluoric Acid (75%)1 2 B
Hydrofluoric Acid 100% --
Hydrofluosilicic Acid (20%) A
Hydrofluosilicic Acid --
Hydrogen Gas --
Hydrogen Peroxide 10% --
Hydrogen Peroxide 30% A
Hydrogen Peroxide A
Hydrogen Sulfide, Aqueous Solution A
Hydrogen Sulfide (dry) --
Hydroxyacetic Acid (70%) --
Ink --
Iodine D
Iodine (In Alcohol) B
Iodoform --
Isotane2 D
Isopropyl Acetate --
Isopropyl Ether2 D
Jet Fuel (JP#, JP4, JP5) D
Kerosene2 D
Ketones D
Lacquers A
Lacquer Thinners B
Lactic Acid A
Lard A
Latex --
Lead Acetate A
Lead Sulfamate A
Ligroin3 D
Lime --
Lubricants A
Magnesium Carbonate A
Magnesium Chloride A
Magnesium Hydroxide A
Magnesium Nitrate A
Magnesium Oxide --
Magnesium Sulfate A
Maleic Acid C
Maleic Anhydride --
Malic Acid --
Mash --
Mayonnaise A
Melamine --
Mercuric Chloride (Dilute Solution) A
Mercuric Cyanide A
Mercury A
Methanol (See Alcohol Methyl) --
Methyl Acetate --
Methyl Acrylate --
Methyl Acetone --
Methyl Alcohol 10% --
Mehtyl Bromide --
Methyl Butyl Ketone --
Methyl Cellosive A
Methyl Chloride D
Methyl Dichloride --
Methyl Ethyl Ketone A
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone 2 C
Methyul Isopropyl Ketone --
Methyl Methacrylate --
Methylamine --
Methylene Chloride D
Milk A
Molasses A
Mustard A
Naptha A
Napthalene B
Nickel Chloride A
Nickel Sulfate A
Nitric Acid (10% Solution) A
Nitric Acid (20% Solution) A
Nitric Acid (50% Solution) D
Nitric Acid
(Concentrated Solution)
D
Nitrobenzene2
C
Oils
Aniline
A
Anise
--
Bay
--
Bone
--
Castor
--
Cinnamon
A
Citric
A
Clove
B
Coconut
A
Cod Liver
A
Corn
A
Cotton Seed
A
Cresote2
D
Diesel Fuel (2D, 3D, 4D, 5D)
A
Oils (Cont.)
Fuel (1, 2, 3, 5A, 5B, 6)
B
Ginger --
Hydraulic (See Hydraulic) --
Lemon D
Linseed A
Mineral B
Olive A
Orange A
Palm --
Peanut3 D
Peppermint2 D
Pine --
Rape Seed --
Rosin A
Sesame Seed --
Silicone A
Soybean A
Sperm --
Tanning --
Turbine --
Oleic Acid C
Oleum 25% --
Oleum D
Oxalic Acid (cold) A
Paraffin A
Pentane --
Perchloroethylene2 D
Petrolatum --
Phenol 10% --
Phenol (Carbolic Acid) B
Phosphoric Acid (to 40% Solution) A
Phosphoric Acid (40%-100% Solution) A
Phosphoric Acid (Crude) --
Phosphoric Anhydride (Dry or Moist) --
Phosphoric Anyhdride (Molten) --
Photographic (Developer) A
Phthalic Anhydride --
Picric Acid --
Plating Solutions
Antimony Plating 130°
A
Arsenic Plating 110°F A
Brass Plating
Regular Brass Bath 100°F
A
High Speed Brass Bath 110°F A
Bronze Plating
Copper-Cadmium Bronze Bath R.T.
A
Copper-Tin Bronze Bath 160°F A
Copper-Zinc Bronze Bath 100°F A
Cadmium Plating
Cyanide Bath 90°F
A
Fluoborate Bath 100°F A
Chromium Plating
Chromic-Sulfuric Bath 130°F
A
Fluosilicate Bath 95°F A
Fluoride Bath 130°F A
Platings (Cont.)
Black Chrome Bath 115°F
A
Barrel Chrome Bath 95°F A
Copper Plating (Cyanide)
Copper Strike Bath 120°F
--
Rochelle Salt Bath 150°F A
High Speed Bath 180°F A
Copper Plating (Acid)
Copper Sulfate Bath R.T.
A
Copper Fluoborate Bath 120°F A
Copper (Misc.)
Copper Pyrophosphate 140°F
A
Copper (Electroless) 140°F A
Gold Plating
Cyanide 150°F
A
Neutral 75°F A
Acid 75°F A
Indium Sulfamate Plating R.T. A
Iron Plating
Ferrous Chloride Bath 190°F
C
Ferrous Sulfate Bath 150°F A
Ferrous Am. Sulfate Bath 150°F A
Sulfate-Chloride Bath 160°F A
Fluoborate Bath 145°F A
Sulfamate 140°F A
Lead Fluoborate Plating A
Nickel Plating
Watts Type 115-160°F
A
High Chloride 130-160°F A
Fluoborate 100-170°F A
Sulfamate 100-140°F A
Electroless 200°F D
Rhodium Plating 120°F A
Silver Plating 80-120°F A
Tin-Fluoborate Plating 100°F A
Tine-Lead Plating 100°F A
Zinc Plating
Acid Chloride 140°F
A
Acid Sulfate Bath 150°F A
Acid Fluoborate Bath R.T. A
Alkaline Cyanide Bath R.T. A
Potash A
Potassium Bicarbonate A
Potassium Bromide A
Potassium Carbonate A
Potassium Chlorate A
Potassium Chloride A
Potassium Chromate --
Potassium Cyanide Solutions A
Potassium Dichromate A
Potassium Ferrocyanide --
Potassium Hydroxide (50%) A
Potassium Nitrate A
Potassium Permanganate B
Potassium Sulfate A
Potassium Sulfide --
Propane (Liquified) 1 2 D
Propylene Glycol --
Pyridine B
Pyrogallic Acid --
Rosins A
Rum A
Rust Inhibitors A
Salad Dressing A
Sea Water A
Shellac (Bleached) A
Shellac (Orange) A
Silicone A
Silver Bromide --
Silver Nitrate A
Soap Solutions1 A
Soda Ash (See Sodium Carbonate) --
Sodium Acetate A
Sodium Aluminate --
Sodium Bicarbonate A
Sodium Bisulfate A
Sodium Bisulfite A
Sodium Borate --
Sodium Carbonate A
Sodium Chlorate A
Sodium Chloride A
Sodium Chromate A
Sodium Cyanide A
Sodium Fluoride --
Sodium Hydrosulfite --
Sodium Hydroxide (20%) A
Sodium Hydroxide (50% Solution) A
Sodium Hydroxide (80% Solution) A
Sodium Hypochlorite3 (to 20%) D
Sodium Hypochlorite A
Sodium Hyposulfate --
Sodium Metaphosphate2 D
Sodium Metasilicate --
Sodium Nitrate A
Sodium Perborate A
Sodium Peroxide --
Sodium Polyphosphate
(Mono, Di, Tribasic)
--
Sodium Silicate A
Sodium Sulfate A
Sodium Sulfide A
Sodium Sulfite --
Sodium Tetraborate --
Sodium Thiosulphate ("Hypo") A
Sorghum --
Soy Sauce --
Stannic Chloride A
Stannic Fluoborate --
Stannous Chloride --
Starch --
Stearic Acid2 D
Stoddard Solvent D
Styrene --
Sugar (Liquids) A
Sulfate Liquors A
Sulfur Chloride D
Sulfur Dioxide2 D
Sulfur Dioxide (dry) --
Sulfur Trioxide (dry) --
Sulfuric Acid (to 10%) A
Sulfuric Acid (10%-75%)2 A
Sulfuric Acid 75%-100% B
Sulfurous Acid A
Sulfuryl Chloride --
Syrup A
Tallow --
Tannic Acid A
Tanning Liquors A
Tartaric Acid A
Tetrachlorethane A
Tetrahydrofuran C
Toluene, Toluol3 D
Tomato Juice A
Trichlorethane --
Trichlorethylene2 D
Trichloropropane --
Tricresylphosphate --
Triethylamine --
Turpentine3 B
Urine A
Vegetable Juice --
Vinegar A
Varnish (Use Viton for Aromatic) A
Water, Acid, Mine A
Water, Distilled, Lab Grade 7 A
Water, Fresh A
Water, Salt A
Weed Killers --
Whey --
Whiskey and Wines A
White Liquor (Pulp Mill) A
White Water (Paper Mill) A
Xylene2 D
Zinc Chloride A
Zinc Hydrosulphite --
Zinc Sulfate A