Chemical Compatibility Guide For Universal
and HazMat Polypropylene Absorbents

List of common industrial fluids and the sorbents to use.

This Chemical Compatibility Guide is offered for informational purposes only and was developed from information sources. The information from such third party sources is believed to be reliable and accurate, however, the Purchaser should test to determination if the absorbent has compatibility before using any product. Although this guide may indicate that products are compatible with and absorb many acids and bases, specific absorption rates may vary.

Purchaser should test the absorbent prior to use in applications where solvents or corrosive liquids may be present.

Testing shows no adverse chemical effects when Oil-Only Pads and Rolls are brought in contact with the following chemicals, however,the Oil-Only properties of the pads may inhibit absorption.

It is the sole responsibility of the Purchaser to determine whether any product is suitable for Purchasers actual or intended uses.

NO GUARANTEE, WARRANTY, OR REPRESENTATION IS MADE, INTENDED, OR IMPLIED AS TO THE CORRECTNESS OR SUFFICIENCY OF THE CHEMICAL COMPATABILITY GUIDE OR ANY INFORMATION SUPPLIED HEREIN. THE PRODUCTS DISCUSSED HEREIN ARE SOLD WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR APARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. NO WAIVER, ALTERATION, ADDITION OR MODIFICATION OF THE FOREGOING CONDITIONS SHALL BE VALID UNLESS MADE IN WRITING AND MANUALLY SIGNED BY AN OFFICER OF PCI Products Company. IT IS THE PURCHASERS SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO CONDUCT TESTING TO ESTABLISH THE SUITABILITY OF ANY PRODUCT FOR PURCHASERS INTENDED USE. LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF A BREACH OF CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, IS LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE MATERIAL SUPPLIED.

If you need samples of products to test to ensure effectiveness and safety, please call us at (800)869-9633 or at sales@absorbentsonline.com.

 

Compound 0-2 min5 min15 min30 min60 min120 min
Acetic Acid, Glacial Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Acetone Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Acetonitrile Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Aqueous Ammonia (29%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Benzyl Alcohol Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Butyl Acetate Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Dichloromethane Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Dimethylformamide Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Ethanol Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Compound 0-2 min5 min15 min30 min60 min120 min
Gasoline Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Hydraulic Oil Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Hydrazine (Anhydrous) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Hydrochloric Acid (37%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Hydrofluoric Acid (48%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Hydrogen Peroxide (30%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Isopropanol Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Kerosene Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Methanol Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Methyl Ethyl Ketone Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Compound 0-2 min5 min15 min30 min60 min120 min
Mineral Oil Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Mineral Spirits Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Nitric Acid (70%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Phenol Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Sodium Hydroxide (50%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Sulfuric Acid (98%) Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Toluene Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Turpentine Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Water Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction
Xylene Color Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change No Change
Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction

Disclaimer: the above information is provided as a guide only. No claims or warranties are expressed or implied as to the absolute accuracy of the data supplied. In all cases it is assumed chemicals in question are at ambient temperatures and pressure and are used in basic state, not in combination or mixtures. Small test samplings by users is always recommended to ensure safe application.

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