Chemical Compatibility Metals - Bellows Systems

This Chemical Compatibility Chart is a quick reference tool for describing the suitability of various bellows materials for use in contact with different chemicals. Use this chart to assist in the selection of the right materials.

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CHEMICAL304 SS316 SSAluminumBrassBronzeCarpenter 20Cast IronCopperHastelloy-C®Titanium
AcetaldehydeAABAA-C-AA
AcetamideBAADD---
Acetate solventAAAACADAAA
Acetic AcidDBBDCADBAA
Acetic Acid 20%BABDCADBAA
Acetic Acid 80%DBBDCADBAA
Acetic Acid GlacialCAB-CADBAA
Acetic AnhydrideBAA1DCBDBAA
AcetoneAAAAAAAAAA
Acetyl Bromide
Acetyl Chloride(dry)AADD-BBAA-
AcetyleneAAABCAAD--
AcrylonitrileA1A1B1A-A1A1AB-
Adipic AcidA1A2A--AD--
Alcohols: AmylAABAAABAAB
BenzylBBBAABBAA
ButylAABAAABAAA
DiacetoneAAA1AAAAAA
EthylAABAAABAAA
HexylAAAAAAAA
IsobutylAAB-AAC-AB
IsopropylBBB-AAABAB
MethylAAA1AAAAB1AB
OctylAAA-AAAACA
PropylAAAAAAAAAA
Aluminum ChlorideBBDDDB1DBAB
Aluminum Chlodride 20%DC1DDDC1D-AB
Aluminum FlurodieDDB1--CDDBA
Aluminum HydroxideA1C1B1BCA1ADBB1
Aluminum NitrateAAD--A
Aluminum Potasium Sulfate 10%AACA-ADA2CA
Aluminum Potasium Sulfate 100%DB2C--BDBCA
Aluminum SulfateBB2B1B1BBDA2BA
AlumsAA--ADCBA
AminesAABB1DBD-BB
Ammonia 10%AAA2-DA1A-AC
Ammonia NitrateAAC-DAA---
Ammonia, AnhydrousAA2A1DDAADBC
Ammonia, liquidB2A2A-DB2A-BC
Ammonium AcetateBAADD-----
Ammonium BifluorideDB1B-DBD-B-
Ammonium CarbonateBBBDDBBDBA
Ammonium Casenate-A---
Ammonium ChlorideCB2B1DDBDDDB
Ammonium HydroxideA1A1B2DDADDBA
Ammonium NitrateA1AB1DDABDBA
Ammonium OxalateAA--DADCA-
Ammonium PersulfateABDDDBDDBA
Ammonium Phosphate DibasicBCB1B1DA1DDBA
Ammonium Phospate MonobasicBCB-DCDDBA
Ammonium Phosphate TribasicBBB-C-DDBA
Ammonium SulfateBBA1DDBDDBA
Ammonium SulfliteBBD-AADD--
Ammonium Thiosulfate-A-DD-DD-A
Amyl AcetateA1AAAAACAAA
Amyl AlcoholAABA1AABAAB
Amyl ChlorideA2A2A1-AA2AAA1C
AnilineABCDCACDBC
Aniline HydrochlorideDDDDDBDBDA
Antifreeze-AA-AAA---
Antimony TrichlorideDDDDAB---B
Aqua Regia 80%HCL 20%HNO3DDDDDDDDCA1
Arochlor 1248BBAA1A-B-AA1
Aromatic Hydrocarbons-CA-C-A---
Arsenic AcidA2A2DDBA1DABB
Arsenic Salt----------
AsphaltBAAB1A1AAA--
Barium CarbonateB1BDB1BB1AABA
Barium ChlorideA1A1DB1B1BCB1BA
Barium CyanideA1A2C1C1CA1C1DA-
Barium HydroxideB1BDDDB1D–-BB
Barium NitrateB1BBDDBAB-A
Barium SulfateB1B1BBCBBBAB
Barium SulfideB1B2DDDA1D–D-A
BeerAAAB1AAD–BA1B
Beet Sugar LiquidAAA-CAAA-A
BenzaldehydeBBB-AAABAA
BenzeneBBB-AAABBA
Benzene Sulphonic AcidBBD--A--BB
Benzoic AcidBBB-BBD-B1A
BenzolA1A1B1-AAAABA
BenzonitrileDD------C-
Benzyl ChlorideC1B1D-D--DC-
Bleaching Liquors---------A
Borax Sodium BorateAAB1-BAABBB
Boric AcidB2A1D-BB2DBAA
Brewery slopA-AAA---
BromineDDD-DD--AD
ButadieneAA1A-CA-CC-
ButaneA2A2A-CA-CAA
Butanol Butyl AlchoholAA1B-AA-BBB
ButterCAA-DD---
ButtermilkAAA-DA-D--
Butyl Amine-AA2-B-B2B2
Butyl Ether-A1A1------
Butyl PhthalateB1B2B2––----B2B2
ButylacetateBAAAAB1AAAA
ButyleneAAA-DA-D--
Butyric AcidB1B2B-DBDCA1A
Calcium Bisulfate-A--C-D---
Calcium BisulfideBBC-CB--AA
Calcium BisulfliteBAD--B1--BA
Calcium CarbonateA1BD-AB1--BB
Calcium Chlorate-------A--
Calcium ChlorideC2B2D-ABCBAA
Calcium HydroxideB1BC1-DBA-AA
Calcium HyphoclorideC1B1D-DCD-BA1
Calcium NitrateC1B2B1-B2-B-B2B2
Calcium oxideAAC-DA--AA
Calcium SulfateBBC-AB1A-BA
CalgonAA--C-D---
Cane JuiceAAB-AAA---
Carbolic Acid (Phenol)BBADBCDDAA
Carbon BisulfideABB-BB----
Carbon DioxideAA1B1BAAD-AA
Carbon Dioxide wetAA1A1-AAD-AA
Carbon DisulfideA1BA-DBA-BB
Carbon MonoxideAAA-ABAAB-
Carbon Tetrachloride DBBD-A2BDAA1A
Carbon Tetrachloride dryBB2DA1B2B--BA2
Carbon Tetrachloride wetA2A2DB1A2AC-BA2
Carbonated WaterAAADACDB--
Carbonic AcidA1AB1DBAD-A2B1
CatsupAAD-ACDD--
Chloric AcidDC1DDDA1DDA2-
Chlorinated Glue-A--AAD---
Chlorine WaterCC1DDBA2-DA2A
Chlorine Anhydrous liquidC1C1DDDDD-DD
Chlorine dry-BC1DBADAA2D
Chloroacetic AcidB1A1DDCB1DDA1A1
Chlorobenzene MonoABAB1CABBAB
Chlorobromomethane-BB--
ChloroformAAB1B1BABAA1A2
Chlorosulfonic AcidDB2CBDDDDA1A
Chocolate SyrupAAA--DD---
Chromic Acid 5%BACDB1DDDBA
Chromic Acid 10%BBDDDDDDAB
Chromic Acid 30%B2B2DDDDDDDA
Chromic Acid 50%CB2DDDDDDBA2
Chromium Salts
CiderAAB-AAD---
Citric AcidB1A2CDDBDDAA2
Citric OilsAAC-ADD---
Clorox® BleachAAA--DD-A-
CoffeeAAA-AD--AA
Copper ChlorideDD--DD---D
Copper CyanideBBDDDBA-A1B
Copper FluoborateDD---DD-B-
Copper NitrateAA2DDDADDB2B
Copper SulfateBBDDBADBAA
Copper Sulfate >5%BBDDDBD-AA
CreamAAA-ADD---
CresolsA2AA-AA2CAB2B
Cresylic AcidA1AB2-DAABB1A1
Cupric AcidDB2D-----A1A2
Cyanic AcidAA---DD---
CyclohexaneA1AAABA2BBBA
CyclohexanoneA1A2A-B-BBA1-
DetergentsA1A1B-BA2--BA2
DiacetoneB1BA1A1B--A--
Dichlorobenzene-B1B1-B1---A1-
DichloroethaneBBB1BD--AAB1
Diesel FuelABA1----A--
Diethyl EtherBBB2BB--BBB
DiethylamineB1AB1--AAAB1A1
Diethylene GlycolAABA-C-A--
Dimethyl AnilineABB1AACAABA1
Dimethyl FormamideABA1----A--
DiphenylBBB2BB--BBB
DiphenylB1AB1--AAAB1A1
DyesAABA-C-A--
EpsomABB1AACAAB1A
EthaneAA1---A-A--
EthanolAABAAABAAA
EthanolamineAAB-AA-DBB
EtherAAB1B1AACAB1A1
Ethyl AcetateBBA2BAAAAAA1
Ethyl Benzonate--A--
Ethyl ChlorideAABAAACB1B1A
Ethyl EtherBBBBA-CAB1A1
Ethyl SulfateDD--DA-B--
Ethylene BromideAAB-B---BB
Ethylene ChlorideBBB-A--B-B1
Ethylene ChlorohydrinBBBBB--BBB
Ethylene DiamineB1BB1DB--DCA
Ethylene DichlorideBBA1BCCA-BC
Ethylene GlycolBBAB1AAAAB1A1
Ethylene OxideBBDDCADDA-
Fatty AcidsBAACACCDAB
Ferric ChlorideDDDDDDDDB2A
Ferric NitrateBBDDCD-DB1A
Ferric SulfateB1ADDCDDDA1A1
Ferrous ChlorideDDDDC1CDBB1A
Ferrous SulfateBBB1B1BDDBBA1
Fluoboric AcidBBD-B1DD-A1D
FluorineCAAACDDCB1D
Fluosilicic AcidCBDB1B2DDDBD
Formaldehyde 40%A1ABAAABB2BB
Formaldehyde 100%CAA-BACA2AA
Formic AcidB1A1ADCCDCAC1
Freon® 11AAD--AAAAB
Freon 12B1BB1B1BAAAAB
Freon 22AADA-ADBAB
Freon 113A-AAC
Freon TFAAD--AAAAB
Fruit JuiceAAAD-C–DAAA
Fuel oilsAAC1BAAAAA1A
Furan ResinA1AA--A--B-
Furfural DABA1-BABABA
Gallic AcidABD-BADDB1B
Gasoline High aromaticAAD-AAA-AB
Gasoline, leadedA1A2AA2--BAA
Gasoline, UnleadedA1A2A2-A2AABAA
GelatinA1A2ADAAAAAA
GlucoseA1AAA-AAAAA
Glue, PVAA1A2A-AAA-AB
GlycerinA2AABAAAAAA
Glycolic AcidAA------AA
Gold MonocyanideAA---AD---
Grape JuiceAA--ACD--A
Grease-A-AAAAAA-
HeptaneAAAAAAAAAA
HexaneAAAAAAAAAA
HoneyAAA-AAA-A-
Hydraulic Oil PetroAAAAAAAAA-
Hydraulic Oil SyntheticAAAAAA-AA-
HydrazineAA---DDA--
Hydrobromic Acid 20%DDDD-CDDAA
Hydrobromic Acid 100%DDDD-DDDCA
Hydrochloric Acid 20%DDD-DDDDA1D
Hydrochloric Acid 37%DDD-DDDDBD
Hydrochloric Acid 100%DDDDDDDDAD
Hydrochloric Acid dry GasDDDDAD-DAC
Hydrocyanic AcidB1AADADDDAB
Hydrocyanic Acid Gas 10%-D-A
Hydrofluoric Acid 20%DDD-B2DDDBD
Hydrofluoric Acid 50%DDD-B2DDDBD
Hydrofluoric Acid 75%DDD-B1DDDBD
Hydrofluoric Acid 100%B1B1D-B1DDDBD
Hydrofluosilicic Acid 20%C2B1D-B2DDDBD
Hydrofluosilicic Acid 100%DDD-B2DD-BD
Hydrogen GasAAA-AA-AAA
Hydrogen Peroxide 10%B2BA-B1CCDAA
Hydrogen Peroxide 30%B2BA-B1BBDAB1
Hydrogen Peroxide 50%B2A2A-B1B-DAA
Hydrogen Peroxide 100%B2A2ADB1DBDAB
Hydrogen Sulfide aquaCAB-ADD-AB
Hydrogen Sufide dryC1ABDBDDDAA
HydroquinoneBBB--BBB
Hydroxyacetic Acid 70%-----DB--A
InkCC---DDA--
IodineDDA-ADDDAA
Iodine (in Alcohol)--B-B---BB
IodoformAA---A-BDB
IsooctaneAA1A1AA1-----
Isopropyl AcetateCAD-A1B--B-
Isopropyl EtherAAAAAA-BA-
Isotane--D--
Jet Fuel(JP3,JP4,JP5,JP8)AAA-AAAAAA
KeroseneAAAAAAABBA
KetonesAAB-AA-AAA
Lacquer ThinnersA1AAAAACAAC
LacquersA1AA-AACAA-
Lactic AcidB1B1BDB2CDBB1A
LardAAA-AAA-AA
LatexA2A2A--A--A-
Lead AcetateBB1D-B1AA-B1A1
Lead NitrateB1B1D-B2---B2-
Lead SulfamateCCC-------
Ligroin-AD--A----
LimeAAA--AA--A
Linoleic AcidBAA2--D--
Lithium ChlorideA1A2D-A2AA---
Lithium HidroxideBBD-BD--B-
LubricantsA2A2A2-A2AAAAA
Lye: KOH Potasium HydroxideBA1DDDBB2BB1D
Lye: NaoH Sodium HydroxideBB1DDDDD–BCB
Lye: Ca(OH)2 Calcium HydroxideB1BC1DBA-A1A
Magnesium BisulfateA1A1D-A1-----
Magnesium CarbonateBBA-AA-ABA
Magnesium ChlorideDDDDBCDA2A2A2
Magnesium HydroxideBA1C1DBAABAA
Magnesium NitrateBBB-ADDBAA
Magnesium OxideAAB--AA---
Magnesium Sulfate Epsom saltABB1AAA-ABA
Maleic AcidABB1-BAA-BA
Maleic AnhydrideAAA-------
Malic AcidAA2B1BB2A-DBA
Manganese SulfateBB2B1DA2CABA2A2
MashAAA--A----
MayonnaiseCA--DDBA-
Melamine-D---DD---
Mercuric Chloride(dilute)DDDDDDDDCA1
Mercuric CyanideCCD-D-CDAA
Mercurous NitrateA1A1D-----A1A1
MercuryAADDADADA2A
MethaneAAA-AA--A-
Methanol Methyl AlcoholAAA1AAAAB1AB
Methyl AcetaneABA-AAABA-
Methyl AcetoneAAAAABA---
Methyl AcrylateA-----A---
Methyl Alcohol 10%AAA1AAAAAAB
Methyl BromideAAD---AB--
Methyl ButylAA---A----
Methyl CellosolveBBBAA-CB--
Methyl ChlorideAADAB2CD-BA
Methyl Dichloride----------
Methyl Ethyl KetoneAABAAAAAAA
Methyl Ethyl ketone peroxide----------
Methyl Isobutyl KetoneBBB-ACCBAA
Methyl Isopropyl KetoneAAA-A-CA--
Methyl MethacylateBB---C---
MethylamineAAADA2DA---
Methylene ChlorideBBCABABBBB
MilkAAADACDDAA
Mineral SpiritsAAA-ACB-BB
MolassesAAABADBAAA
Monochloroacetic acidA1A1DBB1-DDA2A2
MonoethanolamineAAB-A-AD-B
Morpholine-A1A1-----A1-
Motor OilA1A2A1-A1----A1
MustardAAB-ADD-AA
NaphthaAAAAABBABB
NaphthaleneAAB1-ACA-AA
Natural GasAAA-A-A---
Nickel ChlorideDCDDB1DD-BA
Nickel NitrateBB2D-A2-C-B2-
Nickel SurflateBB1DDBCD-BB
Nitrating Acid (<_1% Acid)CAD--D--A-
Nitrating Acid (<=15% H2So4)CCD--DA-AA
Nitrating Acid(>15% H2SO4)CCD--DC-AC
Nitrating Acid(<15%HNO3)CDD--DC-AC
Nitric Acid(5-10%)AAADA1DDDA1A1
Nitric Acid 20%AADDA1DDDA1A1
Nitric Acid 50%A2A1DDA1DDDA1A1
Nitric Acid ConcentratedA1A1DDA2DDDB1A1
NitrobenzeneBBB-ACCBDA1
Nitrogen Fertilizer----------
NitromethaneAA1A----AA-
Nitrous AcidBBDDBA-CD-
Nitrous OxideBBBBDB-BB-
Oils : AnilineAADDAAADBD
Anise-A--AAA---
Bay-A--AAA---
Bone-A--AAA---
CastorAAAA-AAA-A
CinnamonAA---A----
CitricAAAB-DD-A-
CloveAAB--A--A-
CoconutAAA--AA-A-
Cod LiverAAA--A--A-
CornAAA--CABA-
CottonseedAAAA-AAAAA
CreosoteBBB-AC--BA
Diesel Fuel (20,30,40,50)AAA-AAA-BB
Fuel (1,2,3,5A,5B,6)AAC1BAAAAA1B
GingerDD--DD----
Hydraulic Oil (petro)AAAAAAAAA-
Hydraulic Oil syntheticAAAAAA-AA-
LemonAAA-AA----
LinseedAABBAA-BBA
MineralAAAAAA-BAA
OliveAAA-AA--AA
OrangeAAA-AA--AA
PalmAA--AAAA-A
PeanutAAA-AAAA-A
PeppermintAAD-AA----
PineAAA-ADC--A
RapeseedAA--AAA--A
RosinA1A1B1-B1A-BA-
SesameAA--AAA--A
SiliconeAAA-AAAAA-
SoybeanAAA-AAA-AA
SpermAA--AAA--A
TanningAA--AA----
TransformerAAA--A-A--
TurbineAAA-AAAA-A
OleicAAADB1C-AA2B
OleumB2BB-BD--AD
OleumAAB-DD--DD
OxalicBAADB2ACBBA
OzoneBAB-B--A--
Palmitic AcidB1A1BDA--BB-
ParaffinAAAAAA-BBA
PentaneCCB-CC--A-
PerchloricCCD-B--DBD
PerchloroethyleneBA1C-BDABBA
PetrolatumAA--AA--A-
PetroleumA1A1D-A1--B-A1
Phenol 10%BBA-BCDBBB
Phenol (Carbolic Acid)BBADBCDDAA
Phosphoric Acid (<_40%)DCCDBDDDA2C
Phosphoric Acid>40%)DDCDBDDDA2C
Phosphoric Acid(crude)DBC-BDDDA2C
Phosphoric Acid (molten)-CC--A-DCD
Phosphoric Acid (Anhydride)--C--A---D
PhosphorusA2A2B-A2--BA2-
Phosphorus TrichlorideA1A2D----DA2A–
Photographic DeveloperAA--ADDDBA–
Photographic SolutionsD---A2DB2A1
PhthalicB2AB2-B2--CB2A
Phthalic AnhydrideAAA-AB-CA-
PicricBBC-BDADBA
Plating Solutions
Antimony Plating 130FAAA-AAA-AA
Arsenic Plating 110FAAA-AAA-AA
Brass Plating
Regular Brass Bath100FAAA-AAA-AA
High-Speed Brass Bath 110F-AA--AA-AA
Bronze Plating
Cu-Cd Bronze Bath.R1AAA--AA-AA
Cu-Sn Bronze Bath 160FAAA--AA-AD
Cu-Zn Bronze Bath 100FAAA--AA-AA
Cadmium Plating
Cyanide Bath 90F-AA--AA-AA
Fluoborate Bath 100FAA---AD-DD
Chromium Plating
Barrel Chrome Bath 95F-DA--DC-DC
Black Chrome Bath 115F-CA--CA-DA
Chromic-Sulfuric Bath 130F-CA--CA-CA
Fluoride Bath 130F-DA--DC-DC
Fluosilicate Bath 95F-CA--CC-DC
Copper Plating(Cyanide)
Copper Strike Bath 120F-A----A-A-
High-Speed Bath 180F-AA---A-AD
Rochelle Salt Bath 150F-AA---A-AD
Copper Plating (Acid)
Copper Fluborate Bath 120FADA--DD-DD
Copper Surflate Bath RT-DA--DA-DA
Copper Plating (Misc)
Copper Pyrophospate-AA--AA-AA
Copper (Electroless)--A------A
Gold Plating
Acid 75F-C------AA
Cyanide 150F-A------AA
Neutral 75F-C------AA
Indium Surflamate Plating RF-C------AA
Iron Plating
Ferrous Am Sulfate Bath 150 F-C------AA
Ferrous Chloride Bath 190F-D------DA
Ferrous Surfate Bath 150F-C------AA
Fluoborate Bath 145F-D------BD
Sulfamate 140F-D------BA
Sulfate-Chloride Bath 160F-D------DA
Lead Fluoborate Plating-C------AD
Nickel Plating
Electroless 200F----------
Fluoborate 100-170F-C------AD
High-Chloride 130-160F-C------AA
Sulfamate 100-140F-C------AA
Watts Type 115-160F-C------AA
Rhodium Plating 120F-D------DD
Silver Plating 80-120F-A------AA
Tin-Fluoborate Plating 100F-C------AD
Tin-Lead Plating 100F-C------AD
Zinc Plating
Acid Chloride 140F-D------DA
Acid Fluoborate Bath RT-C------AD
Acid Surflate Bath 150F-C------AA
Alkaline Cyanide Bath RT-A------AA
Potash (Potassium Carbonaye)BBD-BBCBBA
Potassium BicorbonateBBD-BBABBA
Potassium BromideBBC1-BBDBBA
Potassium ChlorateB1BB-B1BCB1BA
Potassium ChlorideB1A1DDBAABAA
Potassium ChromateB1B1B1-B1BA-A-
Potassium Cyanide SoutionsB1B1DDDBBD–BA
Potassium DichromateBB1B-B1BABBA
Potassium FerricyanideB1B1B2-B2BCBB2A2
Potassium FerrocyanideBBB1-B1BCBBA
Potassium Hydroxide(Caustic potash)BA1DDDBB2BB1D
Potassium HypochloriteC1BD-DBAD–B2A1
Potassium IodideA1A1B1-A1AAA1A2A1
Potassium NitrateBBBBBBAAB1A
Potassium OxalateBB1B1-A1BABA1A1
Potassium PermanganateB1BB1-A1BAAA1A
Potassium SulfateB1ACDA1AABB1A
Potassium SulfideBBD-DABD-A
Propane liquifiedAAAAA2AAAA-
PropyleneB1A1A--AAA--
Propylene GlycolBBB-AAAABA
PyridineAABBBAABBB
Pyrogallic AcidB2BB-ABDBBA
Resorcinal----------
RosinsA1A1B1-BBDB--
RumAA--A-----
Rust inhibitorsAA--ABC---
Salad dressingsAAB--BD---
Salicylic AcidB2B2B2-ABAAA2A1
Salt Brine (NaCl saturated)B1A2B1-B2BDBA2A2
Sea WaterCCBDAADBAA
Shellac (Bleached)AAABAAAA--
Shellac (Orange)AAABAAAA--
SiliconeAAA--AAA--
Silver (Bromide)DDD-DAD-A-
Silver NitrateBBD-BCC-AA
Soap SolutionsAA1CBBAAAAA
Soda Ash (Sodium carbonate)AAD-BAB---
Sodium AcetateBB1BBBABAAA
Sodium AluminateAA--ABA-BA
Sodium Benzoate--A1-A---A1A1
Sodium BicorbonateAA1DDAACBB1A2
Sodium BisulfateDCDDA2CDBB2A
Sodium BisulfiteB1B1D-B1BDBBA
Sodium BorateB2BC-AA-BAB
Sodium BromideCCD-ABCD-A1
Sodium CarbonateAADBA2BBAAA1
Sodium ChlorateAB1C1-B1B-BB1A
Sodium ChlorideBBCDBBDBAA
Sodium ChromateB1BB-BBABA-
Sodium CyanideA1B1DDDAADAA
Sodium FerrocyanateBBA----DA-
Sodium FlurideDDB-ACCDAA
Sodium Hydrosulflite--A--C--A-
Sodium Hydroxide 20%BB2BBBA2A2A2BA1
Sodium Hydroxide 50%BB1DDCB2DBCB
Sodium Hydroxide 80%CB1DDCDDDA1D
Sodium Hypochlorate 100%DDDDCDD-AC
Sodium Hypochlorite <20%CCDDCDD-AC
Sodium HyposulfateAAD--DD---
Sodium MetaphospateAACDAACB--
Sodium MetasilicateAAD-ABA1BA-
Sodium NitrateB1B1B-BCBDBA
Sodium PerborateBBCDBDCBB-
Sodium PeroxideAACDADCBB-
Sodium PolyphospateBBDDBCDAAA
Sodium SilicateABADBABBBA
Sodium SulfateBB1ABBCBBBA
Sodium SulfideBDDDB1DCDB1A
Sodium SulfliteBAC1DBCA1DBA
Sodium TetraborateA2AC-A--B--
Sodium Thiosulfate (hypo)AB2ADA2DCDA2A
SorghumAA--ADA---
Soy sauceAAA-AAD---
Stannic ChlorideDDD-ADD-BA
Stannic Flluoborate-A---DD---
Stannous ChlorideC2A2D-A1D--BA
StarchAAA--AC---
Stearic AcidBABDBCCDBA
Stoddard SolventAAA-AAAAAA
StyreneAAAAAAABD-
Sugar (Liquids)AAA-AA-AA-
Sulfate (Liquors)BBD-BDCDB-
Sulfur ChlorideDDDDBDDBAD
Sulfur DioxideDA1BDBB-BCA
Sulfur Dioxide (dry)DABDBAAABA
Sulfur Hexafluoride----------
Sulfur TrioxideACADCAB–---
Sulfur Trioxide(dry)DAAABBABBD
Sulfuric Acid(<10%)DBD-BDC-B1D
Sulfuric Acid(10-75%)DDD-BA2D-B1D
Sulfuric Acid(75-100%)CDD-BA2DDB1D
Sulfuric Acid(cold concentrated)CBB-BA2D-A1D
Sulfuric Acid(hot concentrated)DCD-BDD-DD
Sulfurous AcidB1BB1-BDDDBA
Sulfuryl Chloride----------
TallowAAA-------
Tannic AcidB1ACBBACAB1A
Tanning LiquorsA2A2A-A2A--BA
Tartaric AcidC2C2B1DB1ACABA1
TetrachloroethaneBAC---AAAA
Tetrachloroethylene-A----AA--
TetrahydrofuranAA--AD--AB
Tin Salts-DD-----CA
Toluene ToluolAAAAAAAAAA
Tomato JuiceAAA-AC----
Trichloroacetic AcidDCD---DDBD
TrichloroethaneBBD-AAB-AA
TrichloroethyleneBBD-BACA1AA
TrichloropropaneAAD-AAAAA-
TricresylphosphateBBD-A2ABBAB
TriethylamineAA---AAA1--
Trisodium PhospateBBD-AC-B1A-
TurpentineAAADAC-BBB
UreaBBB-B---BA
Uric AcidBBD-B-DABA
UrineAAB-ACA---
VarnishAAAA-ACBA-
Vegetable JuiceAADAACDA--
VinegarAADDACDBAA
Vinyl AcetateBBA1---BB--
Vinyl ChlorideB2A1B1-A2-BBA2A
Water, DeionizedA1A2A2A--DBA2A2
Water, Acid MineBBDDACDDAA
Water, DistilledAAAAADDBAA
Water, FreshAABDA1ADBAA
Water, SaltBBBDADDBAA
Weed KillersAAD--C----
WheyAAB-------
Whiskey & WinesAAC1BACDB-A
White Liquor Pulp Mill)AABBADC-A-
White Water (Paper Mill)AA---AA---
XyleneBBA1AAABAAA
Zinc ChlorideBBDDB1DDCBA1
Zinc HydrosulfateAAD--DDB--
Zinc SulfateB1ADB2BCDB1A2A2

Ratings – Chemical Effect

A – Excellent
B – Good: Minor Effect, slight corrosion, or discoloration.
C – Fair: Moderate Effect, not recommended for continuous use. Softening or loss of strength, and swelling may occur.
D – Severe Effect: Not recommended for any use.
E – Information not available.

Explanation of Footnotes

1-Satisfactory to 72°F (22°C)
2-Satisfactory to 120°F (48°C)

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