SYRINGE FILTERS CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY - (PTFE/PVDF)

    

Reagent PTFE PVDF

  ACIDS

  Acetic, Glacial

  Acetic, 25%

  Hydrochloric, Concentrated

  Sulfuric, Concentrated

  Sulfuric, 25%

  Nitric, Concentrated

  Nitric, 25%

  Phosphoric, 25%

  Formic, 25%

  Trichloroacetic, 10%

  OK  

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

 

  OK

 

  OK

  OK

  OK

  No Data

  ALKALIS

  Ammonium Hydroxide, 25%

  Sodium Hydroxide, 3 Normal

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  ALCOHOLS

  Methanol, 98%

  Ethanol, 98%

  Ethanol, 70%

  Isopropanol, n-propanol

  AmyI alcohol, Butanol

  BenzyI alcohol

  Ethylene glycol

  Propylene glycol

  Glycerol

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  No Data

  OK

  OK

  OK

  HYDROCARBONS

  Hexane, Xylene

  Toluene, Benzene

  Kerosene, Gasoline

  Tetralin, Decalin

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  IC

  LC

  NoData

  HYDROCARBONS HALOGENATED

  Methylene Chloride

  Chloroform

  Trichloroethylene

  Monochlorobenzene, Freon

  Carbon Tetrachloride

 OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  IC

  IC

  LC

  LC

    
Reagent PTEF PVDF

  Ketone

  Ketone, Cycohexanone

  MethyI EthyI Ketone

  Isopropylacetone

  MethyI IsobutyI

  OK 

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  ESTERS

  EthyI Acetate & MethyI Acetate

  AmyI, PropyI, & ButyI Acetate

  Propylene Glycol Acetate

  2-EthoxyethyI Acetate

  MethyI Cellosolve Acetate

  BenzyI Benzoate

  IsopropyI Myristate

  TricresyI phosphate

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  IC

  OXIDES- ETHERS

  EthyI Ether

  Dioxane & Tetrahydrofuran

  DimethyIsulfoxide (DMSO)

  IsopropyI Ether

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  IC

  OK

  SOLVENTS WITH NITROGEN

  DimethyI Formamide

  Diethylacetamide

  Triethanolamine

  Aniline

  Pyridine

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  No Data

  No Data

  NO Data

  IC

  MISCELLANEOUS

  Phenol, Aqueous, 10%

  Fromaldehyde Solution, 30%

  Hydrogen Peroxide, 30%

  Silicone Oil & Mineral Oil

  OK

  OK

  OK

  OK

  IC

  OK

  NOData

  OK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This chart is provided for guidance only.
A number of variables not covered here can affect chemical compatibility in use. Specific filters should be verified for compatibility in actual application conditions.