Chemical Resistance of Various Materials
 
PS 20 C
PS 50 C
PP 20 C
PP 50 C
HDPE 20 C
HDPE 50 C
LDPE 20 C
LDPE 50 C
Methyl phenyl ether 100 %
4
4
3
-
-
-
3
-
Methylamine 32 %
-
-
1
-
1
-
1
-
Methylene chloride
4
4
3
4
4
4
4
4
Naphthalene
-
-
1
-
1
3
-
-
Nitrobenzene
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
Oxalic acid
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Ozone
3
3
1
2
1
1
1
2
Palmitic acid
1
1
3
4
3
-
2
-
Phenol 10 %
4
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
Phenol 100 %
4
4
1
1
2
3
3
3
Phosphoric acid 1 – 5 %
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Phosphoric acid 85 %
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
Phthalic acid
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Potassium carbonate
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Potassium chromate
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
Potassium permanganate
2
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
Propanol
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium hypochloride
1
1
2
3
2
3
2
3
Sodium acetate
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium hydroxide 30 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium hydroxide 45 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium hydroxide 60 %
1
1
1
1
-
-
-
-
Sodium permanganate
2
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium thiosulfate
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sodium chloride
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Stearic acid
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sulphuric acid 1 – 6 %
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Sulphuric acid 60 %
2
4
1
3
1
3
1
3
Sulphuric acid conc.
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Tannin acid
1
1
1
1
-
-
-
-
Terpentine oil
-
-
-
-
3
4
3
4
Tetrahydrofuran
4
4
3
4
3
4
4
4
Toluene
4
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
Trichloroacetic acid
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
Urea
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Uric acid
-
-
1
-
1
-
1
-
Urine
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
Xylene
4
4
4
4
2
3
2
4

1 = resistant 2 = limited resistant 3 = moderate resistant 4 = no resistance
This table is a general guide only. As many factors can affect the chemical resistance of a given product, its suitability for a specific application should be tested.

Chemical Resistance of Cycloolefin Microplates

  Cycloolefin   Cycloolefin   Cycloolefin
Acetic acid 99 %
1
Detergents
1
Isopropanol
1
Acetone
1
DMSO
1
Methanol
1
Ammonia 33 %
1
Ethanol 50 %
1
Methylene chloride
4
Benzaldehyde
3
Ethanol 96 %
1
Nitric acid (HNO3)
1
Benzine
4
Fatty acid
4
Pentane
4
Benzene
4
Heptane (n-Heptane)
4
Sodium hydroxide (NaOH 50 %)
1
Butanon
1
Hexane
4
Sulphuric acid (H2SO4) 40 %
1
Chloroform
4
Hydrochloric acid (HCl) 36 %
1

1 = resistant 2 = limited resistant 3 = moderate resistant 4 = no resistance
This table is a general guide only. As many factors can affect the chemical resistance of a given product, its suitability for a specific application should be tested.

Technical appendix is subject to error and technical modifications.