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Use these charts to check chemical compatability with your swivel joint metal and seal materials.

A . B . C . D . E . F . G . H . I . J . K . L . M . N . O . P . R . S . T . U . V . W . X . Z

A = Recommended
C = Moderate to Sever
B = Minor to Moderate Effect
* = Insufficient Data
U = Unsatisfactory
Blank = No Data
 AluminumBronzeDuctile IronCarbon Steel316 StainlessBunaViton™Teflon™EPTNeopreneNitrileEPDMFluorosiliconeDelrinRyton
Calcine Liquors     A  A AAA  
Calcium Acetate     A  ABAAU  
Calcium Bisulfte     A  UAAUA  
Calcium Carbonate     A  AAAAA  
Calcium ChlorideUBUUBAAAAAAAA*A
Calcium Cyanide     A  AAAA*  
Calcium HydroxideUCCCBAAAAAAAA A
Calcium Hypochloride     U  AUUAA  
Calcium HypochloriteCUUUCCAAACCAB*U
Calcium NitrateUBBBAAAAAAAAA A
Calcium Phosphate     A  ABAA*  
Calcium Salts     A  AAAAA  
Calcium Silicate     A  AAAA*  
Calcium SulfateBBBBABAAA BA  A
Calcium Sulfide     B  AABAA  
Calcium Sulfite     A  AAAAA  
Calcium Thiosulfate     B  AABAA  
Caliche Liquors     A  AAAAA  
CampheneBBBBBAAAU AU  A
Cane Sugar Liquors     A  AAAAA  
Capric AcidBBBBABAAC BC  *
Caproic AcidACUUABAAC BC  *
Caproic Aldehyde     *  B**BU  
Caprylic AcidACUUABAAC BC  *
Carbamate     C  BBCBA  
CarbitolAAAAABBABBBBB A
Carbitol AcetateAAAAAUUAB UB  *
Carbolic AcidAAUUAUAABCUBA *
Carbon Bisulfide     C  UUCUA  
Carbon Dioxide, DryAAAAAABABBABB *
Carbon Dioxide, WetAAAAAABABBABB *
Carbon DisulfideACBBAUAAUUUUA*A
Carbon Monoxide     A  AAAAB  
Carbon TetrachlorideCCCCACAAUUCUAAA
Carbonic AcidAUCAABAAAABAAA*
Carnallite             * 
Castor OilAAAAAAAABAABA*A
Catechol             * 
CellosolveAAAAAUUABUUBU *
Cellosolve AcetateAAAAAUUABUUBU A
Cellosolve Butyl     U  BUUBU  
Celluguard     A  AAAAA  
Cellulube 90, 100, 150, 220, 300, 500     U  AUUAB  
Cellulube A60 (Now Fyrquel)     U  AUUAC  
Cellutherm 2505A     B  UUBUB  
Cerotic AcidACUUABAAC BC  *
Cetane (Hexadecane)AAAAAAAAUBAUC A
China Wood Oil (Tung Oil)     A  UBAUB  
Chloral Hydrate             * 
Chlordane     B  UCBUB  
Chlorextol     B  UBBUB  
Chlorinated Salt Brine     U  UUUUA  
Chlorinated Solvents, DryAAAAAUAAUUUUA *
Chlorinated Solvents, Wet     U  UUUUA  
Chlorine Dioxide     U  CUUCB  
Chlorine Dioxide
(8% CI as NACIO2 in solution)
     U  UUUUB  
Chlorine Gas             * 
Chlorine Trifluoride     U  UUUUB  
Chlorine, DryUUBBBUAAACUAA U
Chlorine, Wet     U  CUUCB* 
Chloroacetic AcidUUUUU*UABA*B**A
1-Chloro 1-Nitro Ethane     U  UUUUU  
Chloroacetone     U  ABUAU  
ChlorobenzeneBBBBBUAAUUUUB*B
Chlorobenzene (Mono)     U  UUUUB  
Chlorobromo Methane     U  BUUBB  
Chlorobutadiene     U  UUUUB  
Chlorododecane     U  UUUUA  
ChloroformUBBBAUAAUUUUB*A
O-Chloronaphthalene     U  UUUUB  
Chlorosulphonic AcidBBBBBUUAUUUUU*U
ChlorotheneAAAAAUAA* U*  B
Chlorotoluene     U  UUUUB  
Chlorox     B  BBBBA  
O-Chlorphenol     U  UUUUB  
Chrome Alum     A  AAAA** 
Chrome Plating Solutions     U  UUUUB  
Chromic AcidUUUUCUAACUUCC*U
Chromic Oxide
.88 Wt. % Aqueous Solution
     U  BUUBB  
Circo Light Process Oil     A  UBAUA  
Citric AcidCUUUAAAAAAAAA*A
City Service #65, #120, #250     A  UBAUA  
City Service Koolmotor-
AP Gear Oil 140-E.P. lube
     A  UBAUA  
City Service Pacemaker #2     A  UBAUA  
Cobalt Chloride     A  AAAAA  
Cobalt Chloride 2N     A  AAAAA  
Coca-Cola****A**A* **  A
Coconut OilBBCCAAAACCACA*A
Cod Liver OilAAUUAAAAABAAA A
Coffee     A  AAAAA  
Coke Oven Gas     U  UUUUB  
Coliche Liquors     B  BABB*  
Convelex 10     U  *UU**  
Coolanol (Monsanto)     A  UAAUB  
Coolanol 45 (Monsanto)     A  UAAUB  
Copper Acetate     B  ABBAU  
Copper Chloride     A  AAAAA  
Copper Cyanide     A  AAAAA  
Copper Nitrate 5-50%UUUUA**A* **  A
Copper Salts     A  AAAAA  
Copper SulfateCUUUBAAAAAAAA A
Copper Sulfate 10%     A  AAAAA  
Copper Sulfate 50%     A  AAAAA  
Corn OilBBCCBAAACCACA A
Cottonseed OilBBCCBAAACCACA A
Creosols     U  UUUUB* 
CreosoteBABBABAAUCBUA*A
Creosote, Coal Tar     A  UBAUA  
Creosote, Wood     A  UBAUA  
Creosylic AcidCCUCBUAAUUUUB**
Crude OilABBAA AAUU UB A
CryogenicsAUUUAUUAU UU  U
CumeneBBABBUAAUUUUB U
Cupric ChlorideUUUUUAAAA AA *A
Cuprice Sulphate             * 
Cuprous ChlorideUUUUUAAAA AA  A
Cutting OilAABBAAAAUBAUA A
CyclohexaneAAAAAAAAUUAUA*A
Cyclohexanol     B  UBBUA* 
CyclohexanoneBBBUBUUABUUBU*A
P-Cymene     U  UUUUB