PVC Chemical Resistance

Resistance of Vinyl to various chemicals:

The following information is provided based upon our independent research and experience. It is given in good faith, however, no warranty is given or to be implied with respect to this information.

ChemicalConcentration (% Weight)78°F (22°C)140°F (60°C)
1,4-Dioxane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
2-Ethyl hexanol100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Acetic acid100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Acetic acid aq50PartialNot Resistant
Acetic acid aq10ExcellentPartial
Acetic anhydride100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Acetone100Not ResistantNot Resistant
AlumSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Aluminium salts aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Alums aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Ammonia aqConcentratedExcellentGood
Ammonia aq10ExcellentPartial
Ammonia, gaseous100ExcellentExcellent
Ammonium acetate aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Ammonium carbonate aqAnyExcellentNo Data
Ammonium chloride aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Ammonium nitrate aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Ammonium phosphate aqAnyExcellentNo Data
Ammonium sulphate aqAnyExcellentExcellent
Amyl alcohol, pure GoodNot Resistant
Aniline100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Animony Chloride ExcellentExcellent
Antifreeze agent (cars) ExcellentPartial
Aqua regia Not ResistantNot Resistant
Arsonic AcidConcentratedExcellentNo Data
Asphalt PartialGood
Barium Salts aq ExcellentExcellent
Benzaldehyde100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Benzaldehyde aqSaturatedNot ResistantNot Resistant
Benzene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Benzoic acid100ExcellentNo Data
Benzoic acid aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Bismuth Carbonate ExcellentExcellent
Bleaching solution ExcellentNo Data
Bone oil PartialNot Resistant
Borax aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Boric acid100ExcellentNo Data
Boric acid aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Boric acid aqLowNot ResistantNo Data
Bulyl acetate100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Butane, liquid100Not ResistantNo Data
Butyric Acid20ExcellentNo Data
Calcium chloride aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Calcium nitrate aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Carbon bisulphide100Not ResistantNo Data
Carbon dioxide ExcellentExcellent
Carbon tetrachloride100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Caustic potash solution50PartialNot Resistant
Caustic soda solution50Not ResistantNot Resistant
Caustic soda solution25No DataPartial
Caustic soda solution10ExcellentNo Data
Chloride of lime PartialNo Data
Chlorine waterSaturatedPartialNo Data
Chlorine, gas, dry100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chlorine, gas, humid10Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chlorine, liquid100Not ResistantNo Data
Chlorobenzene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chloroform100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chlorosulphonic acid100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chromic/sulphuric acid Not ResistantNot Resistant
Chromium plating PartialNo Data
Chromium saltsSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Citric acid aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Copper salts aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Cresol solution GoodNot Resistant
Cresols100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Cresols aqSaturatedGoodNot Resistant
Cupric Chloride ExcellentExcellent
Cyclohexane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Cyclohexanol100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Cyclohexanone100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Decahydronaphthalene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Detergents, syntheticReady for useExcellentExcellent
Detergents, syntheticHighExcellentPartial
Diesel oil GoodNot Resistant
Dibutoxyethyl phthalate Not ResistantNot Resistant
Dibutyl phthalate Not ResistantNot Resistant
Dibutyl sebacate PartialNot Resistant
Dimethylformamide100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Dioctyl pthalate Not ResistantNot Resistant
Dish-washing agents, liquid ExcellentNo Data
Disodium Phosphate ExcellentExcellent
Dixan solutionReady for useExcellentNo Data
Ether100Not ResistantNo Data
Ethyl acetate100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Ethyl alcohol, not denatured100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Ethyl alcohol, not denatured96PartialNot Resistant
Ethyl alcohol, not denatured50PartialPartial
Ethyl alcohol, not denatured10ExcellentPartial
Ethyl benzene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Ethyl chloride100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Ethylene chloride100Not ResistantNo Data
Ethylene glycol ExcellentNo Data
Ferric Sulphate ExcellentExcellent
Fixing salt100ExcellentExcellent
Floor wax PartialNot Resistant
Formaldehyde aq40PartialNo Data
Formalin PartialNo Data
Formic acid98Not ResistantNot Resistant
Formic acid90GoodPartial
Fructose ExcellentExcellent
Fuel oil GoodNot Resistant
Fuel petrol, normal DIN 51 635 Not ResistantNot Resistant
Furniture polish Not ResistantNot Resistant
Glycerine100No DataNo Data
Glycerine50No DataNot Resistant
Glycerine aq30ExcellentNo Data
Glycerine aq10ExcellentPartial
Glycerine, aqLowExcellentExcellent
Glycerine, aqHighExcellentPartial
Glycol100No DataNo Data
Glycol aqLowExcellentExcellent
Glycol aqHighExcellentPartial
Hair shampoo ExcellentNo Data
Heptane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Hydrochloric acidConcentratedNo DataPartial
Hydrochloric acid10ExcellentNo Data
Hydrogen chloride gaseousHighExcellentNo Data
Hydrogen peroxide aq10ExcellentPartial
Hydrogen peroxide aq3ExcellentNo Data
Hydrogen sulphideLowExcellentNo Data
Ink Not ResistantNot Resistant
Iron salts aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Isooctane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Isopropyl alcohol100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Lactic acid aq90PartialNot Resistant
Lactic acid aq50PartialNot Resistant
Lactic acid aq10ExcellentPartial
Lanolin PartialNot Resistant
Lead acetate ExcellentExcellent
Linseed oil PartialNot Resistant
Lysol GoodNot Resistant
Magnesium salts aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Mercuric salts aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Mercury100ExcellentNo Data
Methyl alcohol100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Methyl alcohol aq50PartialPartial
Methyl ethyl ketone100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Methylene chloride100Not ResistantNo Data
Mineral oil (without aromatic hydrocarbons) PartialNot Resistant
Moth balls Not ResistantNo Data
Motor oil (cars) PartialNot Resistant
Nail polish Not ResistantNot Resistant
Nail polish remover Not ResistantNot Resistant
Naphthalene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
n-Butyl alcohol100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Nickel salts aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Nitric acid50GoodNot Resistant
Nitric acid10No DataNo Data
Nitric acid5ExcellentExcellent
Nitrobenzene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Nitrobenzene10No DataPartial
Oil No 3 according to ASTM D 380-59100PartialNot Resistant
Oleic acid100PartialNot Resistant
OleumAnyNot ResistantNot Resistant
Oxalic acid aqSaturatedExcellentPartial
OzoneSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Paraffin100PartialNot Resistant
Paraffin oil100PartialNot Resistant
PectinSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Perfume Not ResistantNot Resistant
Petrol, regular Not ResistantNot Resistant
Petrol, super Not ResistantNot Resistant
Petroleum100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Petroleum ether100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Phenol (aqueous phase)SaturatedNot ResistantNot Resistant
Phenol (phenolic phase)SaturatedNot ResistantNot Resistant
Phosphoric acidSaturatedPartialPartial
Phosphoric acid50ExcellentExcellent
Phosphoric acid10ExcellentExcellent
Phosphorous pentoxide100No DataNo Data
Photographic developersReady for useNo DataNo Data
Phthalic anhydride No DataNo Data
Pine needle oil100Not ResistantNo Data
PotassiumSaturatedNo DataNo Data
Potassium carbonate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Potassium chlorate aqSaturatedExcellentPartial
Potassium chloride aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Potassium dichromate aqSaturatedExcellentPartial
Potassium iodide aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Potassium nitrate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Potassium persulphate aqSaturatedExcellentPartial
Potassium sulphate aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Propane, liquid100Not ResistantNo Data
Pyridine100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Sagrotan GoodNot Resistant
Sea Water ExcellentExcellent
Shoe polish PartialNot Resistant
Soap solution ExcellentNo Data
Soap, cake soap ExcellentNo Data
Sodium bicarbonate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium bisulphite aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium carbonate aqSaturatedNo DataPartial
Sodium chlorate aq25ExcellentNo Data
Sodium chloride aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent
Sodium chlorite aq5ExcellentNo Data
Sodium hypochlorite aq (Bleach)5ExcellentNo Data
Sodium nitrate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium perborate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium phosphates aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium sulphate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium sulphide aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium sulphite aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sodium thiosulphate aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Stannous chlorideSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Stearic acid100ExcellentPartial
Storage battery acid ExcellentPartial
Succinic acid aqSaturatedExcellentNo Data
Sulphur100ExcellentNo Data
Sulphur dioxideLowExcellentNo Data
Sulphuric acid96Not ResistantNot Resistant
Sulphuric acid50No DataNo Data
Sulphuric acid25ExcellentPartial
Sulphuric acid10ExcellentExcellent
Tar PartialGood
Tartaric acids aqSaturatedExcellentNot Resistant
Tetrachlorethane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Tetrahydrofurane100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Tetrahydronaphthalene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Thiophen100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Toluene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Toothpastes ExcellentExcellent
Transformer oil PartialNo Data
Trichlorehtylene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Tributyl citrate Not ResistantNo Data
Tricholorethylene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Turpentine oil Not ResistantNot Resistant
Two-stroke oil PartialNot Resistant
Typewriter oil PartialNo Data
Urea aqSaturatedPartialPartial
Vaseline PartialNot Resistant
Water glass ExcellentNo Data
White spirit Not ResistantNot Resistant
Xylene100Not ResistantNot Resistant
Zinc salts aqSaturatedExcellentExcellent