Chemical Resistance Guide for High Density Polyethylene

 Products Made of  High Density Polyethylene.

 Spill Containment Spill Pallets

Corrosive and Acid Cabinets

 

Note:
The information below concerns general chemical resistance only. Since other factors such as permeation, ESCR, and container design are involved, full compatibility testing is recommended.
LEGEND:
S = Satisfactory
O = Some Attack
U = Unsatisfactory
High Density Polyethylene Chemical Resistance Guide

 
  70° F 140° F
Reagent (21° C) (60° C)
Acetaldehyde S O
Acetic acid 1-10% S S
Acetic acid 10-50% S O
Acetic acid 50-100% S O
Acetic anhydride S S
Acetone S S
Acids, aromatic S S
Acrylic emulsions S S
Adipic acid S S
Aluminum chloride dilute S S
Aluminum chloride conc. S S
Aluminum fluoride conc. S S
Aluminum sulfate conc. S S
Alume (all ltypes) conc. S S
Amino acetic acid S S
Ammonia 100% dry gas S S
Ammonium acetate S S
Ammonium bromide S S
Ammonium carbonate S S
Ammonium chloride sat'd. S S
Ammonium fluoride 20% S S
Ammonium hydroxide S S
Ammonium metaphosphates sat'd. S S
Ammonium nitrate sat's. S S
Ammonium persulfate sat'd S S
Ammonium phosphate S S
Ammonium sulfate sat'd. S S
Ammonium sulfide sat'd. S S
Ammonium thiocyanate sat'd. S S
Amyl acetate 100% O U
Amyl alcohol 100% S S
Amyl chloride 100% O U
Aniline 100% S U
Anise seed oil O U
Antimony chloride S S
Aqua regla O U
Aromatic hydrocarbons U U
Arsenic S S
Aspirin S S
Barium carbonate sat'd. S S
Barium chloride saturated S S
Barium hydroxide S S
Barium sulfate saturated S S
Barium sulfide saturated S S
Beer S S
Benzaldehyde S O
Benzene O U
Benzene sulfonic acid S S
Benzic acid - Crystals S S
Benzic acid - Saturated S S
Bismuth carbonate sat'd. S S
Black liquor S S
Bleach lye 10% S S
Borax cold saturated S S
Boric acid dilute S S
Brine S S
Bromic acid 10% S S
Bromine liquid 100% O U
Bromochloromethane U U
Butadlene U U
Butanediol 10% S S
Butanediol 60% S S
Butanediol 100% S S
Butter S S
Butyl acetate 100% O U
Butyl alcohol 100% S S
Butylene glycol S S
Butylic acid 100% S S
Caffeine citrate saturated S S
Calcium bisulfide S S
Calcium bromide S S
Calcium carbonate sat'd. S S
Calcium chlorate saturated S S
Calcium chloride saturated S S
Calcium hydroxide S S
Calcium hypochloride bleach sol'n S S
Calcium nitrate 50% S S
Calcium sulfate S S
Camphor crystals S S
Camphor oil U U
Carbon dioxide 100% dry S S
Carbon dioxide 100% wet S S
Carbon dioxide cold sat'd. S S
Carbon disulphide O U
Carbon monixide S S
Carbon tetrachloride U U
Carbonic acid S S
Carnauba wax S S
Carrot juice S S
Castor oil conc. S S
Catsup S S
Caustic soda S O
Cedar leaf oil U U
Cedar wood oil U U
Chlorine liquid O U
Chlorobenzene O U
Chloroform U U
Chlorosulfonic acid 100% U U
Chrome alum sat'd. S S
Chromic acid 10-20% S O
Chromic acid 50% S O
Cider S S
Cinnamon S S
Cinnamon oil U U
Citric acid sat'd. S S
Citronella oil O U
Cloves (ground) S S
Coconut oil alcohols S S
Cod liver oil S S
Coffee S S
Copper chloride sat'd. S S
Copper cyanide sat'd. S S
Copper fluoride 2% S S
Copper nitrate sat'd. S S
Copper sulfate dilute S S
Corn oil S S
Cottonseed oil S S
Cranberry sauce S S
Creola S O
Cuprous chloride sat'd S S
Cuprous oxide S S
Cyclohexane U U
Cyclohexanone U U
Decalin S U
Detergents synthetic S S
Developers photographic S S
Dextrin saturated S S
Dextrose saturated S S
Dibutyl ether O U
Dichlorobenzane (O&P) U U
Diethylene glycol S S
Disodium phosphate S S
Dioxane S S
Emulsions photographic S S
Ether O O
Ethyl acetate 100% O O
Ethyl alcohol 100% S S
Ethyl alcohol 35% S S
Ethylbenzene O U
Ethylene glycol S S
Ferric chloride sat'd. S S
Ferric nitrate sat'd. S S
Ferrous ammonium citrate S S
Ferrous chloride sat'd. S S
Ferrous sulfate S S
Fluoboric acid S S
Fluorine S U
Fluosilicic acid 32% S S
Fluosiicic acid conc. S S
Formaldehyde 10-30% S S
Formaldehyde 30-40% S O
Formic acid 20% S S
Formic acid 50% S S
Formic acid 100% S S
Fructose saturated S S
Fuel oil S U
Furtural 100% O U
Furturyl alcohol S O
Galtic acid saturated S S
Gasolene S U
Glucose S S
Glycerine S S
Glycol S S
Glycolic acid 30% S S
Grape juice S S
Grapefruit juice S S
Heptane O U
Hexachlorobenzene S S
Hexane U U
Hydrobromic acid 50% S S
Hydrochloric acid 10% S S
Hydrochloric acid 30% S S
Hydrochloric acid 35% S S
Hydrocyanic acid S S
Hydrocyanic acid sat'd. S S
Hydrofluoric acid 40% S S
Hydrofluoric acid 60% S S
Hydrofluoric acid 75% S S
Hydrogen 100% S S
Hydrogen bromide 10% S S
Hydrogen chloride gas dry S S
Hydrogen peroxide 30% S S
Hydrogen peroxide 90% S O
Hydroquinone S S
Hydrogen sulfide S S
Hypochlorous acid conc. S S
Inks S S
Iodine crystals O O
Isobutyl alcohol S S
Isopropyl alcohol S S
Isopropyl ether O U
Kerosene O O
Lactic acid 10% S S
Lactic acid 90% S S
Lanolin S S
Lard S S
Lead acetate sat'd. S S
Lead nitrate S S
Lemon juice S S
Lemon oil O U
Lime juice S S
Linseed oil S S
Magnesium sulfate sat'd. S S
Margarine S S
Magnesium carbonate sat'd. S S
Magnesium chloride saturated S S
Magnesium hydroxide sat'd. S S
Magnesium nitrate sat'd. S S
Mercuric chloride S S
Mercuric cyanide sat'd. S S
Mercurous nitrate sat'd. S S
Mercury S S
Methyl alcohol 100% S S
Methyl ethyl ketone 100% U U
Methylsulfuric acid S S
Methylene chloride 100% U U
Milk S S
Mineral oils S U
Molasses S S
Mustard (prepared) S S
Naphtha O U
Napthalene S U
Natural gas (wet) S S
Nickel chloride sat'd. S S
Nickel nitrate conc. S S
Nickel sulfate S S
Nicotinic acid S S
Nitric acid 0-30% S S
Nitric acid 30-50% S O
Nitric acid 70% S O
Nitric acid 85-90% U U
Nitrobenzene 100% U U
Nitroglycerine O U
Octane S S
Oleura conc. U U
Olive oil S S
Orange juice S S
Ozalic acid dilute S S
Ozalic acid saturated S S
Ozone O O
Palm oil S S
Paraffin oil S O
Peanut butter S S
Perchloroethylene U U
Pepper (fresh ground) S S
Peppermint oil O U
Perchloric acid 50% S O
Petroleum ether U U
Petroleum jelly S S
Phenol S S
Phosphoric acid 0-30% S S
Phosphoric acid 30-90% S S
Phosphoric acid over 90% S S
Photographic solutions S S
Phthalic anhydride S S
Pickling baths (listed below) - -
• Sulfuric acid S S
• Hydrochloric acid S S
• Sulfuric-nitric S U
Pine oil O U
Plating solutions (listed below) - -
• Brass S S
• Cadmium S S
• Chromium S S
• Copper S S
• Gold S S
• Indium S S
• Lead S S
• Nickel S S
• Rhodium S S
• Silver S S
• Tin S S
• Zinc S S
Potassium bicarbonate sat'd. S S
Potassium borate 1% S S
Potassium bromate 10% S S
Potassium bromide sat'd. S S
Potassium carbonate S S
Potassium chlorate sat'd. S S
Potassium chloride sat'd. S S
Potassium cyanide sat'd. S S
Potassium dichromate 40% S S
Potassium ferri/ferro cyanide S S
Potassium nitrate sat'd. S S
Potassium perborate sat'd. S S
Potassium perchlorate 10% S S
Potassium permanganate 20% S S
Potassium sulfate conc. S S
Potassium sulfide conc. S S
Nickel sulfate S S
Potassium sulfite conc. S S
Potassium persulfate sat'd. S S
Propane gas S S
Propergyl alcohol S S
Propyl alcohol S S
Propylene glycol S S
Pyridine S O
Rayon coagulating bath S S
Resorcinol S S
Sallcytic acid S S
Sea water S S
Shortening S S
Silicic acid S S
Silver nitrate sol'n. S S
Soap solution conc. S S
Sodium acetate sat'd. S S
Sodium benzoate 35% S S
Sodium bicarbonate sat'd. S S
Sodium bisulfate sat'd. S S
Sodium bisulfite sat'd. S S
Sodium borate S S
Sodium carbonate conc. S S
Sodium chlorate sat'd. S S
Sodium chloride sat'd. S S
Sodium cyanide S S
Sodium dichromate sat'd. S S
Sodium ferricyanide sat'd. S S
Sodium ferricyanide S S
Sodium fluoride sat'd. S S
Sodium hydroxide conc. S S
Sodium hypochlorite S S
Sodium nitrate S S
Sodiumnitrite S S
Sodium perborate S S
Sodium phosphate S S
Sodium sulfide 25% to saturated S S
Sodium sulfite sat'd S S
Sodium thlosulphate S S
Soybean oil S S
Stannous chloride sat'd. S S
Stannic chloride sat'd. S S
Starch solution sat'd. S S
Stearic acid 100% S S
Sulfuric acid 0-50% S S
Sulfuric acid 70% S O
Sulfuric acid 80% S U
Sulfuric acid 96% O U
Sulfuric acid 96% conc. O U
Sulfuric acid fuming U U
Sulfurous acid S S
Tartaric acid S S
Tannic acid 10% S S
Tea S S
Tetrahydrofurane O O
Toluene U U
Tomato juice S S
Transformer oil S O
Trisodium phosphate sat'd. S S
Trichloroethylene U U
Turpentine O U
Urea S S
Urine S S
Vanilla extract S S
Vaseline S S
Vinegar com. S S
Wetting agents S S
Whiskey S S
Wines S S
Xylene U U
Yeast S S
Zinc chloride sat'd. S S
Zinc oxide S S
Zinc sulfate sat'd. S S
Note:
The above information concerns general chemical resistance only. Since other factors such as permeation, ESCR, and container design are involved, full compatibility testing is recommended.
LEGEND:
 S = Satisfactory
O = Some Attack
U = Unsatisfactory

 

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