COMMON CHEMICAL RESISTANCE CHART
FOR POLYURETHANE FOAMS

RATING CODE

E – EXCELLENT
G – GOOD
F – FAIR
OS – SUITABLE FOR USE WHERE “OCCASIONAL SPILLAGES” OCCUR, WHEN FOLLOWED BY IMMEDIATE WATER FLUSHING
NR – NOT RECOMMENDED

ACIDS

Chemical Rating Chemical Rating
ACETIC – 5% E MALEIC – SAT OS
ACETIC – 10% G MALIC -30% E
ACETIC – 30% OS MALIC -50% E
ACETIC- GLACIAL NR MONOCHLORACETIC -5% G
MONOCHLORACETIC-20% OS
BENZOIC- SAT E
BORIC- SAT E NITRIC- 20% E
BUTYRIC- 10% F NITRIC- 30% G
NITRIC – OVER 60% NR
CHROMIC -10% G
CHROMIC -15% G OLEIC E
CHROMIC -30% F OXALIC – SAT E
CRESYLIC OS
FATTY E PELARGONIC OS
FORMIC -UP TO 10% F PERCHLORIC – 35% F
FORMIC-OVER 10% NR PHOSPHORIC – UP TO 50% F
FLUOBORIC G PHOSPHORIC – 70% OS
PHOSPHORIC – CONC 85% NR
HEPTANOIC OS PICRIC – SAT E
HYDROCHLORIC- 15% E PHTHALIC F
HYDROCHLORIC- 37% G
HYDROFLUORIC – 5% E SUCCINIC- SAT E
HYDROFLUORIC – 10% G SULFURIC – 50% E
HYDROFLUORIC – 15% OS SULFURIC – 70% F
HYPOCHLOROUS – 5% E SULFURIC – 98% NR
LACTIC – UP TO 20% F TANNIC- SAT E
LACTIC – OVER 25% OS TARTARIC – SAT E
TRICHLORACETIC – 5% G
TRICHLORACETIC – 10% F
TRICHLORACETIC – 20% OS
AKLALIES AND SALTS
ALUMINUM CHLORIDE – 50% E POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE – UP TO 40% E
AMMONIUM CHLORIDE- SAT E
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE- UP TO 20% E SODIUM BICARBONATE (SODA ASH)- SAT E
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE- UP TO 40% G SODIUM BISULFATE -SAT E
AMMONIUM NITRATE E SODIUM BISULFITE – SAT E
AMMONIUM SULFATE – SAT E SODIUM CHLORIDE (SALT) E
SODIUM HYDROXIDE – UP TO 50% E
CALCIUM CHLORIDE- SAT E SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE- UP TO 50% G
CALCIUM HYPOCHLORITE- UP TO 15% G SODIUM SULFATE – SAT E
COPPER FLUOROBORAGE E  SODIUM SULFIDE- SAT E
FERRIC CHLORIDE- SAT G TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE – SAT E
FERROUS SULFATE G
ZINC NITRATE G
SOLVENTS AND OTHER CHEMICALS AND SUBSTANCES
ACETONE OS LANOLINE E
ACRYLONITRILE OS LARD F
ANILINE NR LINSEED OIL E
ALCOHOL (METHYL) OS
ALCOHOL (ETHYL, PROPYL, ISOPROPYL, BUTYL) G MAYONNAISE G
AMYL ACETATE E METHONAL NR
METHYL ETHYL KETONE OS
BEER E METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE OS
BENZENE F METHYL SALICYLATE – 50% IN TOLUENE NR
BUTYL ACETATE G METHYLENE CHLORIDE NR
BUTYL LACTATE G MILK E
MINERAL SPIRITS E
CARBON DISUFIDE NR MURIATIC ACID (SEE HYDROCHORLIC ACID)
CARBON TETRACHLORIDE E MUSTARD E
CHLOROBENZENE E
CORN OIL E NAPHTHA E
CYCLOHEXANE E NAPHTHALENE G
CYCLOHEXANOL E
CYCLOHEXANONE OS OILS- CUTTING E
CHLOROFORM NR OILS- MINERAL E
OILS- VEGETABLE G
DIACETONE ALCOHOL E
DIETHYL PHTALATE E PEANUT BUTTER E
DIMETHYL PHTHALATE E PERCHLOROETHYLENE NR
PHENOL – 5% NR
ETHYL ACETATE OS
ETHYLENE GLYCOL E TOLUENE G
ETHER OS TRIACETIN E
ETHYLENE DICHLORIDE NR TRICHLOROETHANE G
TRIETHANOLAMINE E
GASOLINE E TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL E
GLYCERINE E
GLYOXAL E UREA E
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE – 10% E VINEGAR (HOUSEHOLD) E
HYDROGEN SULFIDE- 80% (WET) E
HYDROGEN SULFIDE – 100% (WET) E WATER E
WINE E
JP5 JET FUEL E
JUICES – FRUIT E XYLENE E
JUICES – VEGETABLE E
KEROSENE G
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