Polyurethane Chemical Compatibility Guide*

For:
ULTRA-SPILL BERM, PART# 2050-2052, 2100
ULTRA-SPILL BERM, CONNECTOR, PART# 2101
ULTRA-SPILL BERM, CORNER, PART# 2102
ULTRA-SPILL BERM LOW PROFILE, PART# 2052
ULTRA-SPILL BERM PLUS, PART# 2054
ULTRA-SPILL BERM TABLE TOP, PART# 2051
ULTRA-DRAIN SEAL, PART# 2124-2127, 2130-2137
ULTRA-DRAIN SEAL CLEAR, PART# 2200-2211
ULTRA-DRAIN SEAL PLUS, PART# 2160-2167, 2174-2177
ULTRA-DRAIN PLUG, PART# 2113-2121

Chemical

Chemical Class

Swelling
(0-2)

Visible
Degradation

Rating

Acetone Ketones 2 0 NR
Acetonitrile Nitriles 1 0 FAIR
Aluminum Salts Aluminum Compunds 0 0 GOOD
Barium Salts Barium Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Benzyl Alcohol Hydroxyl Compounds 1 1 FAIR
Boric Acid Inorganic Acids 0 0 GOOD
Butanol Hydroxyl Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Calcium Chlorite Calcium Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Carbon Disulfide Sulfur Compounds 1 0 FAIR
Cupric Chloride Copper Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Cyclohexanone Ketones 1 2 NR
Dichloromethane Halogen Compounds 2 2 NR
Diethylamine Aliphatic Amines 1 1 FAIR
Diethylformamide Aliphatic Amines 2 2 NR
Ethyl Acetate Carboxylic Esters 1 0 FAIR
Formaldehyde Aliphatic Aldehydes 0 0 GOOD
Gasoline Aromatic Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Gycol Ether Ethers 0 0 GOOD
Hexane Aliphatic Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Hydrochloric Acid (37%) Inorganic Acids 0 2 NR
Hydrogen Peroxide (30%) Peroxides 1 0 FAIR
Hydroflouric Acid (48%) Inorganic Acids 0 2 NR
Jet Fuel (JP-5) Aliphatic Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Kerosene Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Methanol Aliphatic Hydroxylic Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Methyl Ethyl Ketone Aliphatic Ketones 2 0 NR
Mineral Oil Aliphatic and Alicyclic Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Naphtha Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Nitrobenzene Nitro Compounds 0 2 NR
Phenol Aromatic Hydroxylic Compounds 0 2 NR
Propylene Glycol Hydroxylic Compounds 0 0 GOOD
Sodium Hydroxide (50%) Inorganic Bases 0 0 GOOD
Sulfuric Acid (98%) Inorganic Acids 0 2 NR
Sulfuric Acid (50%) Inorganic Acids 0 2 NR
Tetrachloroethylene Halogen Compounds
(Vinyl Halides)
0 0 GOOD
Tetrahydrofuran Alicyclic Ethers 2 2 NR
Toluene Aromatic Hydrocarbons 1 0 FAIR
1,1,1-Trichloroethane Aliphatic Halogen Compounds 1 0 FAIR
Trichloroethylene Halogen Compounds
(Vinyl Hallides)
1 0 FAIR
Triethylamine Aliphatic Amines 0 0 GOOD
Turpentine Hydrocarbons 0 0 GOOD
Water Misc. 0 0 GOOD

 


 

KEY

Swelling Degradation Ratings
Visually rated from 0-2; Visually rated from 0-2; NR (Not Recommended):
0 = none 0 = none   Significant degradation or swelling
1 = slight 1 = slight FAIR: Slight swelling
2 = significant 2 = significant GOOD: No swelling

*IMPORTANT USER NOTICE FOR BOTH THE POLYURETHANE
& POLYETHYLENE CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY GUIDES

The data contained herein is a compilation of existing published data from leading manufacturers of polyurethane and does not represent actual testing performed by UltraTech International, Inc.

This listing is offered only as a guide and utilizes information which, to the best of UltraTech’s knowledge, is accurate and reliable. Due to variables and conditions of application beyond the control of UltraTech, none of the data shown in this guide is to be construed as a guarantee, expressed or implied. UltraTech International, Inc. assumes no responsibility, obligation or liability in conjunction with the use or misuse of the information herein.