Plastic Tubing Specifying Guide / Chemical Resistance Properties

All products should be tested in their own environments before use.

* For prolonged exposure, should be extruded in black.

** Not good in hydrochloric, sulfuric and phosphoric acids.

# Complies with the relevant section of Title 21 of the Code of Fed. Reg. Typical data obtained from tests on raw material under ASTM procedures.

 Outdoor
Exposure

Strong
Acids

Weak
Acids

Strong
Alkalies

Weak
Alkalies

FDA & Industrial Vinyl/PVC#Indus: Fair FDA: PoorGoodExcellentGoodExcellent
LLDPEFairFairGoodGoodGood
HDPEFairGoodExcellentExcellentExcellent
PolypropyleneFairGoodExcellentExcellentExcellent
EVAExcellentPoorExcellentExcellentExcellent
Nylon 6PoorPoorPoorFairFair
Nylon 6/6PoorPoorPoorFairFair
Nylon 11/12GoodExcellent**Excellent**GoodGood
Polyurethane EtherGood/ExcellentPoorPoorPoorFair/Poor
Polyurethane EsterGood/ExcellentPoorPoorPoorFair/Poor
Thermoplastic Rubber 64AGood/ExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
Thermoplastic Rubber 73A Good/ExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
Thermoplastic Rubber 73A-FDA#Good/ExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent

 KetonesEstersAliphaticsAromatics
FDA & Industrial Vinyl#PoorPoorGoodFair
LLDPEFairFairFairFair
HDPEFairFairFairFair
PolypropyleneFairFairPoorPoor
EVAPoorPoorFairPoor
Nylon 6FairFair/GoodExcellentFair/Good
Nylon 6/6FairFair/GoodExcellentFair/Good
Nylon 11/12GoodGoodGoodGood
Polyurethane EtherPoorPoorGood/ExcellentFair/Poor
Polyurethane EsterPoorPoorGood/ExcellentFair/Poor
Thermoplastic Rubber 64AGoodNAFair/GoodPoor
Thermoplastic Rubber 73A GoodNAFair/GoodPoor
Thermoplastic Rubber 73A-FDA#GoodNAFair/GoodPoor

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The information and recommendations provided herein were believed by Hudson Extrusions, Inc. to be accurate at the time of information or recommendations contained herein, regardless of whether it is claimed that the information or recommendations are inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise misleading.