Tubes and Chemical Compatibility

Tubes and Chemical Compatibility Table

Use the table below to search chemicals and their compatibility with our Flex-A-Prene®, Flex-A-Chem®, and Flex-A-Thane® tubes!

NOTE: 28 Day Immersions at 73°F

E = Excellent
G = Good
F = Fair
U = Not Recommended 

Chemical, Conc. % (1) Flex-A-Prene® Flex-A-Chem® Flex-A-Thane®
Acetate Solvents F U U
Acetic Acid, 10% in w E E G
Acetic Acid, 50-60% in w G E U
Acetic Acid, Glacial, 100% G E U
Acetic Anhydride E E U
Acetone U G U
Acrylonitrile G G U
Adipic Acid, 100% in alc G U U
Air E E E
Alcohols General E E U
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons U U G
Allyl Alcohol F E U
Alum, 5% in w E E E
Aluminum Chloride, 53% in w E E E
Aluminum Chlorohydrate 50% E E E
Aluminum Fluoride, 0.1% in w E E E
Aluminum Hydroxide, 2% in w E E E
Aluminum Nitrate, 39% in w E E E
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate E E E
Aluminum Sulfate E E E
Aluminum Sulfate, 50% in w E E E
Aluminum Salts E E U
Amines F U F
Ammonia, Anhydrous Liquid G G G
Ammonium Acetate, 45% in w E E E
Ammonium Bifluoride, 50% in w E E E
Ammonium Bisulfite, 50% E E E
Ammonium Carbonate, 50% in w E E E
Ammonium Chloride, 23% in w E E F
Ammonium Hydroxide, 5-10% in w. E E E
Ammonium Hydroxide, 30% in w E E E
Ammonium Nitrate, 54% in w E E E
Ammonium Persulfate, 30% in w E E E
Ammonium Phosphate, 21% in w E E E
Ammonium Salts E E U
Ammonium Sulfate, 40% in w E E F
Amyl Acetate G U U
Amyl Alcohol U E U
Amyl Chloride F U U
Aniline F U E
Aniline Hydrochloride F U F
Antimony Salts E E U
Antimony Trichloride E E F
Aqua Regia U E U
Aqueous Ammonia E E E
Aromatic Hydrocarbons U U E
Arsenic Acid, 20% in w F E E
Arsenic Salts E E E
ASTM Reference No. 1 Oil F U E
ASTM Reference No. 2 Oil U U E
ASTM Reference No. 3 Oil U U E
Barium Carbonate, 1% in w E E E
Barium Chloride, 27% in w E E E
Barium Hydroxide, 5% in w E E E
Barium Salts E E E
Barium Sulfate, <1% in dilute acids E E E
Barium Sulfide E E U
Beer E E U
Benzaldehyde U F U
Benzene U U U
Benzenesulfonic Acid U U U
Benzoic Acid E E G
Benzyl Alcohol E E E
Bleach Liquor, 22% in w E E E
Borax, 6% in w E E
Boric Acid, 4% in w E E
Bromine, Anhydrous Liquid U U U
Butadiene E G E
Butane E G E
Butyl Acetate G U U
Butyl Alcohol G E U
Butyric Acid G U U
Calcium Bisulfite, 1% in w E E E
Calcium Bromide 52% E E E
Calcium Carbonate, 25% acids E E E
Calcium Chlorate, 30% in w E E E
Calcium Chloride, 30% in w E E E
Calcium Hydroxide, 10% in glycerol E E U
Calcium Hydroxide, 20% in water E E U
Calcium Hypochlorite, 20% in w E E G
Calcium Nitrate, 55% in w E E E
Calcium Oxide, 3% in w E E E
Calcium Salts E E E
Calcium Sulfate, 1% in w E E E
Carbon Dioxide, Wet/Dry E E E
Carbon Disulfide U U U
Carbon Monoxide E E E
Carbon Tetrachloride U U U
Carbonic Acid E E E
Castor Oil F G E
Cellosolve F U U
Cellosolve Acetate F U U
Chloroacetic Acid, 20% in w G E U
Chlorobenzene, Mono, Di, Tri U U U
Chloroform U U U
Chlorosulfonic Acid U U U
Chromic Acid, 10-20% in w E E U
Chromic Acid, 50% in w F G U
Chromium Salts E E E
Citric Acid, 50% in w E E G
Coconut Oil F G E
Copper Salts E E E
Corn Syrup E E E
Cottonseed Oil F G E
Cresol (m, o, or p) U E U
Cresylic Acid G U U
Cupric Chloride, 40% in w E E E
Cupric Cyanide, 10% in dilute bases E E E
Cupric Nitrate, 70% in w E E E
Cupric Sulfate, 13% in w E E E
Cyclohexane U U G
Cyclohexanone U F U
Detergent Solutions G E E
Diacetone Alcohol U E F
Dibutyl Phthalate E E U
Dichlorobenzene U U U
Diesel Fuel U U G
Diethylamine, 2.5% in w E E E
Diethylene Glycol E E E
Diethyl Ether F U U
Dimethylformamide G E U
Dimethylsulfoxide E G U
Dioctyl Phthalate E E U
Dioxane U U U
Ether F U U
Ethyl Acetate F G U
Ethyl Alcohol (Ethanol) F E U
Ethyl Benzoate U U U
Ethyl Chloride F U U
Ethyl Ether F U U
Ethylamine, 70% in w U G U
Ethylene Bromide U F U
Ethylene Chlorohydrin E E U
Ethylene Diamine F U U
Ethylene Dichloride F U U
Ethylene Glycol E E E
Ethylene Oxide E E E
Fatty Acids F F G
Ferric Chloride, 43% in w E E E
Ferric Hydroxide E E U
Ferric Nitrate, 60% in w E E E
Ferric Salts E E E
Ferric Sulfate, 5% in w E E E
Ferrous Chloride, 40% in w E E E
Ferrous Salts E E E
Ferrous Sulfate, 5% in w E E E
Fluoborate Salts E E E
Fluoboric Acid, 48% in w U E U
Fluorine Gas U U U
Fluosilicic Acid, 30% in w (Fluoride) E E F
Formaldehyde, 37% in w U F U
Formic Acid, 25% in w E E F
Formic Acid, 40-50% in w G E U
Formic Acid, 98% in w G E U
Fruit Juice E E E
Fuel Oil U U G
Furfural U U U
Gallic Acid, 17% in acetone G U U
Gasoline, Automotive U U G
Gelatin E E E
Glucose, 50% in w E E E
Glycerol, (Glycerin) E E E
Glycolic Acid, 70% in w G E U
Heptane U U G
Hexane U U G
Hydrazine F U U
Hydrobromic Acid, 20-50% in w U E U
Hydrobromic Acid, 100% in w U E U
Hydrochloric Acid, 10% in w E E F
Hydrochloric Acid, 37% in w G E U
Hydrocyanic Acid E E G
Hydrofluoric Acid, 10% in w U E U
Hydrofluoric Acid, 25% in w U E U
Hydrofluoric Acid, 40-48% in w U E U
Hydriodic Acid, 55-58% in w G E U
Hydrogen Peroxide, 3% in w E E E
Hydrogen Peroxide, 10% in w E E E
Hydrogen Peroxide, 30% in w E E F
Hydrogen Peroxide, 90% in w G G U
Hydrogen Sulfide E E E
Hydroquinone, 7% in w G E E
Hypochlorous Acid, 25% in w E E F
lodine, 50 ppm in w E E E
Isobutyl Alcohol F E U
Isooctane U U G
Isopropyl Acetate G U U
Isopropyl Alcohol F E U
Isopropy! Ether F U U
Jet Fuel, Jp8 U U G
Kerosene U U G
Ketones U F U
Lacquer Solvents G U U
Lactic Acid, 3-10% in w E E G
Lactic Acid, 85% in w G E U
Lard, Animal Fat F G E
Lead Acetate, 35% in w E E E
Lead Nitrate, 27% in w E E E
Lead Salts E E E
Lemon Oil U U G
Lime Slurry (Calcium Hydroxide) E E U
Limonene-D U U G
Linoleic Acid F F G
Linseed Oil F G E
Lubricating Oils, Petroleum U U E
Magnesium Carbonate, 1% in w E E E
Magnesium Chloride, 35% in w E E E
Magnesium Hydroxide E E E
Magnesium Hydroxide,10% in acids E E E
Magnesium Nitrate, 50% in w E E E
Magnesium Sulfate, 25% in w E E E
Maleic Acid, 30% in w F F G
Malic Acid, 36% in w E E G
Manganese Salts E E E
Manganese Sulfate, 34% in w E E E
Mercuric Chloride, 6% in w E E E
Mercuric Cyanide, 8% in w E E E
Mercurous Nitrate, 10% in dilute acids E E E
Mercury E E E
Mercury Salts E E E
Methane Gas E E E
Methyl Acetate G U U
Methyl Alcohol (Methanol) E E U
Methyl Bromide F U U
Methyl Chloride F U U
Methyl Ethyl Ketone U F U
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone U F U
Methylene Chloride F U U
Methyl Methacrylate U U U
Milk E E E
Mineral Oil U U E
Mineral Spirits U U G
Molasses E E E
Monoethanolamine F U U
Motor Oil U U E
Naphtha U U G
Naphthalene U U G
Nickel Chloride, 40% in w E E E
Nickel Nitrate, 75% in w E E E
Nickel Salts E E E
Nickel Sulfate, 25% in w E E E
Nitric Acid, 10% in w E E U
Nitric Acid, 35% in w E E U
Nitric Acid, 68-71% in w U E U
Nitrobenzene U U U
Nitromethane U U U
Nitrous Acid, 10% in w E E F
Oils, Animal F G E
Oils, Essential U U F
Oils, Hydraulic (Phosphate Ester) U U G
Oils, Hydrocarbon U U E
QOils, Vegetable F G E
Oleic Acid F F G
Oleum, 25% in w E E U
Ortho Dichlorobenzene U U U
Oxalic Acid, 12% in w G E U
Ozone, 300pphm E E E
Palmitic Acid, 100% in ether F F G
Paraffins U U G
Peracetic acid U E -
Perchloric Acid, 67% in w E E U
Perchloroethylene F U U
Phenol, 5-10% in w E E U
Phenol, 91% in w E E U
Phosphoric Acid, <10% in w E E E
Phosphoric Acid, 25% in w E E E
Phosphoric Acid, 85% in w E E U
Phosphorous Trichloride Acid G E U
Photographic Solutions G E E
Phthalic Acid, 9% in alc E E U
Phthalic Anhydride, 9% in alc E E U
Picric Acid, 1% in w U E U
Plating Solutions E E U
Polyaluminum Chloride (PAC) in w E E -
Potassium Amyl Xanthate (PAX) - G -
Potassium Carbonate, 55% in w E E E
Potassium Chloride, 20% in w E E E
Potassium Cyanide, 33% in w E E E
Potassium Dichromate, 5% in w E E E
Potassium Hydroxide, 43% in w E E U
Potassium Hypochlorite, 70% in w E E E
Potassium lodide, 56% in w E E E
Potassium Nitrate, 10% in w E E E
Potassium Oxide, 50% in w E E E
Potassium Permanganate, 6% in w E E E
Potassium Salts E E E
Potassium Sulfate, 10% in w E E E
Potassium Sulfide, 20% in w E E E
Propyl Alcohol (Propanol) F E U
Propylene Glycol E E E
Propylene Oxide E E E
Pyridine F F U
Salicylic Acid, 1% in w E E G
Silicone Oils F E E
Silver Nitrate, 55% in w E E E
Skydrol 500A U U G
Soap Solutions G E E
Sodium Acetate, 55% in w E G U
Sodium Aluminate E E U
Sodium Benzoate, 22% in w E E E
Sodium Bicarbonate, 7% in w E E E
Sodium Bisulfate, 50% in w E E E
Sodium Bisulfite E E E
Sodium Carbonate,7% in w (soda ash) E E E
Sodium Chlorate, 45% in w E E E
Sodium Chloride, 20% in w E E E
Sodium Chlorite, 12% in E - -
Sodium Cyanide, 30% in w E E U
Sodium Dichromate, 70% in w E E E
Sodium Fluoride, 3% in w E E E
Sodium Hydroxide, 10-15% in w E E U
Sodium Hydroxide, 30-50% in w E E U
Sodium Hypochlorite, 25% in w E E G
Sodium Nitrate, 3.5% in w E E E
Sodium Perborate, 25% in w E E E
Sodium Permanganate, 20% in w E - -
Sodium Permanganate, 40% in w U - -
Sodium Persulfate E E E
Sodium Peroxide, 20% in w E E E
Sodium Phosphate, 30% in w E E E
Sodium Salts E E E
Sodium Sulfate, 38% in w E E E
Sodium Sulfide, 45% in w E E E
Sodium Sulfite, 10% in w E E E
Stannic Chloride, 50% in w E E F
Stannous Chloride, 45% in w E E E
Stearic Acid, 5% in alc F F G
Styrene Monomer U U U
Sulfur Chloride U E U
Sulfur Dioxide, Gas Dry E E F
Sulfur Dioxide, Gas Wet E E F
Sulfur Trioxide, Wet G G U
Sulfuric Acid, 10% in w E E E
Sulfuric Acid, 30% in w E E U
Sulfuric Acid, 95-98% in w U E U
Sulfurous Acid E E E
Tannic Acid, 75% in w G E U
Tanning Solutions E E F
Tartaric Acid, 56% in w E E E
Tetrahydrofuran U U U
Thionyl Chloride E E F
Tin Salts E E E
Titanium Salts E E E
Toluene U U U
Trichloroacetic Acid, 90% in w G E U
Trichloroethane F U U
Triethanolamine F U U
Trichloroethylene U U U
Trichloropropane F U U
Tricresyl Phosphate E E U
Trisodium Phosphate E E E
Turpentine U U G
Urea, 20% in w E E E
Uric Acid E E F
Vinegar E E G
Vinyl Acetate G U U
Water, Brine E E E
Water, Deionized E E E
Water, Distilled E E E
Xylene U U U
Zinc Chloride, 80% in w E E E
Zinc Salts E E E
Zinc Sulfate, 30% in w E E E
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