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Chemical Compatibility of Tubing
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IMPORTANT:
It is the user's responsibility to insure the suitability and safety of tubing for all intended uses.

Laboratory, field or clinical tests must be conducted in accordance with applicable requirements in order to determine the safety and effectiveness for use of tubing in any particular application.

All ratings are based on room temperature (21°C; 73°F)

1 Excellent 2 Good 3 Satisfacotry 4 Not recommended % Conc.*) w = Water alc = Alcohol


*) If concentration is not indicated, assume 100% concentration or the maximum percent solubility in water.

Tygon LFL Tygon ST Pharmed Tygon HC Tygon
MHLL
Tygon
MHSL
Tygon SI Norprene Fluran HCA GORE
CHEM-SURE
GORE
STA-PURE
A - E - R-3603/
R-3607
Ismaprene F-4040-A - - Silicone
3350
Platinum
A-60-G F-5500-A - -
Acetaldehyde
4
4
4
4
3
4
3
4
4
1
2
Acetamide, 67% in w
4
4
2
4
1
2
1
2
4
-
2
Acetate Solvents
4
4
2
4
4
4
4
2
4
-
-
Acetic Acid, 10% in w
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
4
1
2
Acetic Acid, 50-60% in w
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
4
1
2
Acetic Acid, Glacial, 100%
4
4
2
4
1
2
4
2
4
1
2
Acetic Anhydride
4
4
1
4
1
1
1
1
4
1
4
Acetone
4
4
4
4
2
3
3
4
4
1
4
Acetonitrile
4
4
4
4
4
2
4
4
2
-
-
Acetyl Bromide
4
4
3
4
4
3
4
3
4
-
-
Acetyl Chloride
4
4
3
4
4
3
4
3
4
1
-
Acetylene Gas
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
Acrylonitrile
4
4
4
4
4
2
4
4
2
1
4
Adipic Acid, 100% in alc
4
4
2
3
4
2
4
2
4
1
-
Air
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Alcohols General
4
4
1
2
1
1
2
1
4
1
-
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
4
4
4
2
4
4
4
4
2
-
-
Allyl Alcohol
4
4
3
1
1
1
4
3
1
-
-
Alum, 5% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Aluminum Chloride, 53% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Aluminum Hydroxide, 2% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Aluminum Sulfate, 50% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
2
Aluminum Salts
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
2
Amines
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
2
-
Ammonia Gas
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
4
1
2
Ammonia, Anhydrous Liquid
2
2
1
2
2
4
4
2
4
-
-
Ammonium Acetate, 45% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
-
Ammonium Carbonate, 20% in w
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
-
Ammonium Hydroxide, 5-10% in w
1
1
1
2
1
1
4
1
4
1
2
Ammonium Hydroxide, 30% in w
1
1
1
3
1
1
4
1
4
1
2
Ammonium Persulfate, 30% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Ammonium Salts
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Ammonium Sulfate, 30% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Amyl Acetate
4
4
2
4
4
1
4
2
4
2
4
Amyl Alcohol
4
4
4
1
1
1
4
4
1
1
4
Amyl Chloride
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
-
4
Aniline
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
1
2
Aniline Hydrochloride
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
1
4
Antimony Salts
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Aqua Regia
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
4
-
-
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
-
4
Arsenic Acid, 20% in w
1
1
3
1
1
4
3
3
1
1
-
Arsenic Salts
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
-
-
ASTM Reference No. 1 Oil
4
4
3
1
4
4
1
3
1
-
-
ASTM Reference No. 2 Oil
4
4
4
1
4
1
2
4
1
-
-
ASTM Reference No. 3 Oil
4
4
4
1
4
1
4
4
1
-
-
Barium Carbonate, 1% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Barium Hydroxide, 5% in w
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
2
Beer
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Benzaldehyde
4
4
4
4
3
1
3
4
4
1
4
Benzene
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
Benzenesulfonic Acid
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
1
-
Benzoic Acid
4
4
2
3
4
4
4
2
4
1
2
Benzyl Alcohol
4
4
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Bleach Liquor, 22% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
-
Borax, 6% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
2
Boric Acid, 4% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Bromine, Anhydrous Liquid
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
-
4
Butadiene
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
-
Butane
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
4
Butyl Acetate
4
4
2
4
4
3
4
2
4
2
4
Butyl Alcohol
4
4
4
1
1
4
4
4
1
1
2
Butyric Acid
4
4
2
3
4
4
4
2
4
1
-
Calcium Carbonate, 25% in dilute acids
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
-
Calcium Chloride, 30% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
2
Calcium Hydroxide, 10% in glycerol
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Calcium Hypochlorite, 20% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
2
Calcium Nitrate, 55% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Calcium Salts
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
-
2
Calcium Sulfate, 0.2% in w
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
-
Carbon Dioxide, Wet/Dry
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
Carbon Disulfide
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
2
1
-
Carbon Monoxide
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Carbon Tetrachloride
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
2
4
Carbonic Acid
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Castor Oil
4
4
3
1
2
1
1
3
1
1
2
Cellosolve
4
4
3
3
4
1
4
3
4
-
-
Cellosolve Acetate
4
4
3
3
4
1
4
3
4
-
-
Chlorine, Dry Gas
1
1
3
1
3
1
4
3
1
-
4
Chlorine, Wet Gas
2
2
4
1
3
1
4
4
1
-
4
Chloroacetit Acid, 20% in w
1
1
2
4
1
1
1
2
4
2
-
Chlorobenzene, Mono, Di, Tri
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
1
4
Chloroform
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
2
4
Chlorosulfonic Acid
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
1
4
Chromic Acid, 10-20% in w
2
2
1
3
1
1
4
1
1
-
4
Chromic Acid, 50% in w
3
3
3
4
2
4
4
3
1
-
4
Citric Acid, 10-20% in w
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
2
Coconut Oil
4
4
3
1
2
4
1
3
1
1
2
Corn Syrup
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
Cottonseed Oil
4
4
3
1
2
2
1
3
1
1
-
Cresol (m,o,or p)
4
4
4
3
1
4
2
4
1
1
4
Cresylic Acid
4
4
2
3
4
4
4
2
4
-
-
Cupric Chloride, 40% in w
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
-
-
Cupric Nitrate, 70% in w
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
-
-
Cupric Sulfate, 13% in w
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
-
-
Cyclohexane
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
4
1
2
4
Cyclohexanone
4
4
4
4
3
1
4
4
4
-
-
Detergent Solutions
1
1
2
1
1
4
1
2
1
1
2
Dibutyl Phthalate
3
3
1
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Diesel Fuel
4
4
4
2
4
2
4
4
1
1
-
Diethylamine
1
1
1
3
1
1
4
1
4
2
2
Diethylene Glycol
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Dimethylformamide
4
4
2
4
1
2
1
2
4
1
2
Dimethylsulfoxide
4
4
4
4
2
1
3
4
4
-
-
Dioctyl Phthalate
3
3
1
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
Dioxane
4
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
-
2
Ether
4
4
3
3
4
1
4
3
4
-
2
Ethyl Acetate
4
4
2
4
4
4
4
2
4
1
4
Ethyl Alcohol
4
4
1
2
1
1
2
1
4
1
4
Ethyl Benzoate
4
4
4
4
4
1
4
4
4
-
-
Ethyl Chloride
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
-
4
Ethyl Ether
4
4
3
3
4
1
4
3
4
2
-
Ethylene Bromide
4
4
4
4
3
4
1
4
1
-
-
Ethylene Chlorohydrin
4
4
1
2
1
3
2
1
4
-
4
Ethylene Dichloride
4
4
3
4
4
1
4
3
4
2
-
Ethylene Glycol
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Ethylene Oxide
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
4


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