• 1: Unaffected
  • 2: Unaffected to slightly affected
  • 3: Slightly affected but can be recommended
  • NO: Not Suitable
  • ?: Has not been tested

In the concentration column, “sat” means saturated aqueous solution and numbers indicate the concentrations of aqueous solution as a percentage.

Mercury and Salt Solutions
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Mercury 100 1 1 1
Ammonium Carbonate sat. 1 1 1
Potassium Carbonate sat. 1 1 1
Potassium ferrocyanide sat. 1 1 1
Ammonium floride sat. 1 ? ?
Potassium, vdide sat. 1 1 1
Sodium sulphate sat. 1 1 1
Zinc sulphate 28 1 1 1
Aluminium sulphate 25 1 1 1
Aluminium potassium sat. 1 1 1
Sulphate (alum) 40 ? ? ?
Ammonium sulphate sat. 1 ? 2
Ferrous sulphate 1 1 1
Ferric sulphate sat. 1 1 1
Copper sulphate 15 1 1 1
Sodium sulphate sat. 1 1 1
Nickel sulphate sat. 1 1 1
Magnesium sulphate sat. 1 1 1
Ammonium phosphate sat. 1 1 1
Sodium phosphate sat. 1 1 1
Organic Solvents and Other Organics
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Acetaldehyde 100 NO ? ?
Acetone 100 NO ? ?
Aniline 100 NO ? ?
Amyl alcohol 100 2 ? 3
Aryl alcohol 100 2 ? NO
Isopropyl alcohol 100 1 ? ?
Ethyl alcohol 100 1 1 2
Ethyl ether 100 NO ? ?
Ethyl hexanol 100 2 ? ?
Ethyl benzene 100 NO ? ?
Ethylene glycol 100 1 1 ?
Ethylene chloride 100 NO ? ?
Methylene chloride 100 NO ? ?
Octane 100 1 ? ?
Octanol 100 1 1 1
Xylene 100 NO ? ?
Glycerine 100 1 1 1
Cresol sat. 3 ? NO
Chloro Benzene 100 NO ? ?
Chloroform 100 NO ? ?
Amyl acetate 100 NO ? ?
Ammonium acetate sat. 1 1 1
Ethyl acetate 100 NO ? ?
Butyl acetate 100 NO ? ?
Carbon tetrachloride 100 NO ? ?
Dioctyl phthalate (DOP) 100 NO ? ?
Cyclohexonons 100 NO ? ?
Cyclohexanol 100 2 ? 3
Cyclohexone 100 2 ? 3
Dibuty phthalate (DBP) 100 NO ? ?
Dimethyl formamide 100 NO ? ?
Tetrochloroethylene 100 NO ? ?
Trichloroethylene 100 NO ? ?
Toluene 100 NO ? ?
Nitro benzene 100 NO ? ?
Urea sat. 1 1 1
Carbon bisulfide 100 NO ? ?
Pyridine 100 NO ? ?
Butcine (liquid) 100 1 ? ?
Butanonediol 10 1 ? ?
Below 60 NO ? ?
Butyl alcohol 100 1 1 ?
Furural 100 NO ? ?
Furfuryl alcohol 100 1 ? ?
Proponr (liquid) 100 1 ? ?
Benzoldehyde sat. NO ? ?
Benzene 100 NO ? ?
Benzyl alcohol 100 1 1 2
Formaldehyde 36 1 1 3
Methyl alcohol 100 1 ? ?
Methyl ethyl ketone 100 NO ? ?
Gases
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Sulphur dioxide gas 100 1 1 1
Ammonia 100 1 1 1
Methyl chloride 100 NO ? ?
Chlorine, dry 100 3 3 NO
Chlorine Wet 10 3 3 NO
Ozone 1 1 ? ?
Hydrogen 100 1 1 1
Carbon dioxide 100 1 1 1
Propane 100 1 ? ?
Butane 100 1 ? ?
Phosgene 100 1 ? 2
Hydrogen sulfide 100 1 1 1
Roosting furnace gas 100 1 1 1
Inorganic Acids
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Sulfurous acid 100 2 ? NO
Hydrochloric acid Below 30 1 1 2
Hydrochloric acid Above 30 1 1 2
Chloric acid Below 30 1 1 2
Chlorine water sat. 2 3 ?
Perchloric acid Below 10 1 1 2
Perchloric acid 20 1 ? 3
Mixed chromic acid
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
CrO3 (25) : H2SO4 (20) : aq. (55) 2 2 2
~ (25) : (20) : ~ (55) 1 1 2
Chromic acid 10 1 1 3
Chromic acid 50 1 2 NO
Chlorosulfonic acid 100 3 ? ?
Hydrofluosilicic acid 34 1 1 3
Mixed acid
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
H2SO4 (57) : HNO3 (28) : aq.(15) 1 2 ?
~ (15): (20): ~ (65) 1 1 2
~ (50): (33): ~ (17) 1 2 ?
~ (48): (49): ~ ( 3) 1 2 ?
~ (50): (50): ~ ( 0) 2 NO ?
~ (10): (20): ~ (70) 1 1 ?
(11): (87): ~ ( 2) 2 ? ?
Hydrobromic 40 1 1 2
Bromine 100 NO ? ?
Bromic acid 10 1 ? ?
Nitric acid Below 50 1 1 2
Nitric acid 50-60 1 2 ?
Nitric acid 70 3 3 ?
Nitric acid 96 NO ? ?
Blue acid 100 1 ? ?
Carbonic acid 100 1 1 1
Fuming sulfuric acid 10 NO ? ?
Arsenic Below 30 1 1 2
Arsenic 75 2 ? ?
Hydrofluoric acid 10 1 ? ?
Hydrofluoric acid 20 2 2 2
Hydrofluoric acid 40 2 ? NO
Boric acid sat. 1 1 2
Sulfuric acid anhydride 100 1 ? ?
Sulfuric acid Below 90 1 1 2
Sulfuric acid 96 1 2 3
Sulfuric acid 98 2 3 2
Phosporic acid Below 30 1 1 ?
Phosporic acid Above 30 1 2 2
Organic Acids
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Adipic acid sat. 1 1 2
Benzonic acid sat. 1 1 3
Oleic acid 100 1 1 2
Formic acid Below 50 1 1 3
Formic acid Above 50 1 1 NO
Citric acid 25 1 1 1
Succinic acid sat. 1 1 2
Acetic acid Below 60 1 1 2
Acetic acid 85-95 1 2 ?
Acetic acid Above 95 2 NO NO
Glacial acetic acid 100 3 NO NO
Diglycolic acid 20 1 1 1
Oxalic acid 9 1 1 1
Tartaric acid 50 1 1 1
Lactic acid 50 1 1 1
Lactic acid 90 NO ? ?
Picric acid 5 2 ? ?
Phenol sat. 3 ? NO
Benzene sulfonic acid 10 1 1 2
Benzene sulfonic acid 50 2 ? ?
Maliec acid 44 1 1 ?
Methyl sulfuric acid 50 1 ? ?
Butyric acid 20 1 ? ?
100 NO ? ?
Alkalies
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Ammonia water 30 1 1 2
Potassium hydroxide Below 40 1 1 2
Potassium hydroxide Above 40 1 1 1
Calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) sat. 1 1 ?
Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) Below 40 1 1 2
Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) 40-60 1 1 1
Magnesium hydroxide sat. 1 1 1
Inorganic Salts and other inorganic
Chemical Concentration % 20 °C 40 °C 60 °C
Sodium sulfite 40 1 1 1
Zinc chloride sat. 1 1 1
Aluminium chloride 25 1 1 3
Ammonium chloride 27 1 1 1
Potassium chloride sat. 1 1 1
Calcium chloride sat. 1 1 1
Mercuric chloride sat. 1 1 1
Stannic chloride 25 1 ? 3
Ferric chloride sat. 1 1 1
Cupric chloride sat. 1 1 1
Sodium chloride (common salt) sat. 1 1 1
Barium chloride sat. 1 1 1
Magnesium chloride 25 1 1 1
Sodium chlorate sat. 1 1 1
Potassium chlorate 15 1 1 1
Potassium perchlorate 1 1 2 ?
Hydrogen proxide 20 1 1 2
Hydrogen proxide 40 2 2 ?
Potassium permangante 15 1 2 2
Potassium persulfate sat. 1 1 2
Antimony trioxide sat. 1 1 1
Potassium hypochlorite (bleaching powder) 30 1 ? ?
Potassium bichromate 5 1 ? ?
Potassium bichromate 10 2 ? ?
Potassium bisulfite sat. 1 1 1
Potassium nitrate sat. 1 1 1
Calcium nitrate 50 1 1 1
Sodium nitrate sat. 1 1 1