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O-Ring Fluid Compatibility Guide - C's

(for reference only)

1 = Recommended  2 = Probably Satisfactory  3 = Marginal  4 = Not Recommended

Chemical/Media
Perfluoro-
elastomer
Viton®
ETP
Aflas®
TFE/P
Viton®
FKM
EPDM
P.C.
Buna-N
NBR
Silicone
Fluoro-
silicone
Cadmium Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Cadmium Cyanide 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Cadmium Nitrate 1 - - - - - - -
Cadmium Oxide 1 - - - - - - -
Cadmium Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Cadmium Sulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcine Liquors 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1
Calcium Nitrate 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Calcium Acetate 1 4 1 4 1 2 4 4
Calcium Arsenate 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Calcium Bisulfite 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 3
Calcium Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Carbide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Carbonate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calcium Chlorate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calcium Chromate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Cyanamide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Cyanide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
Calcium Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Gluconate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Hydride 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Hydrogen Sulfite 1 1 1 1 4 4 1 1
Calcium Hydrosulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Hydroxide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calcium Hypochlorite 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
Calcium Hypophosphite 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Nitrate 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Calcium Oxalate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Oxide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Permanganate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Peroxide 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Phosphate, Monobasic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
Calcium Propionate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Salts 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Calcium Silicate 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Calcium Stearate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Sulfamate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Sulfide 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Calcium Sulfite 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calcium Thiocyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Calcium Thiosulfate 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Calcium Tungstate 1 - - - - - - -
Caliche Liquors 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Camphene 1 - - - - - - -
Camphor 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Camphoric Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Cane Sugar Liquors 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Capric Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Caproic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Caproic Aldehyde 1 - 4 4 2 - 2 4
Caprolactam 1 3 2 4 1 1 - -
Carbamate 1 1 - 1 2 3 - 1
Carbazole 1 - - - - - - -
Carbitol 1 2 - 2 2 2 2 2
Carbolic Acid 1 1 - 1 2 4 4 1
Carbon Dioxide, Dry 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 2
Carbon Dioxide, Wet 1 2 1 2 2 1 - -
Carbon Disulfide 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 1
Carbon Fluorides 1 - - - - - - -
Carbon Monoxide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Carbon Tetrabromide 1 - - - - - - -
Carbon Tetrachloride 1 1 4 1 4 2 4 2
Carbonic Acid 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1
Caro's Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Casein 1 - - - - - - -
Castor Oil 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Caustic Lime 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Caustic Potash 1 3 1 4 1 2 3 3
Caustic Soda 1 3 1 4 1 2 2 2
CELLOSOLVE 1 4 1 4 2 4 4 4
CELLOSOLVE Acetate 1 4 3 4 2 4 4 4
CELLUGUARD 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cellulose Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
CELLULUBE (Phosphate Esters) 1 1 2 1 1 4 1 3
CELLULUBE A60 1 4 2 4 2 4 2 3
CELLUTHERM 2505A 1 1 1 2 4 2 4 2
Cement, Portland 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Ceric Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Cerous Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Cerous Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Cerous Nitrate 1 - - - - - - -
Cetane (Hexadecane) 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 3
Cetyl Alcohol 1 - - - - - - -
Chaulmoogric Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Chloral 1 - - - - - - -
Chloramine 1 - - - - - - -
Chlordane 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 2
Chlorextol 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 2
Chloric Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Chlorinated Naphthalene 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 2
Chlorinated Salt Brine 1 1 1 1 4 4 - -
Chlorinated Solvents 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 1
Chlorine (Dry) 1 1 3 1 4 4 4 1
Chlorine (Wet) 1 1 3 1 2 3 4 2
Chlorine Dioxide 2 2 3 2 3 4 - 2
Chlorine Trifluoride 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Chlorine Water 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 -
Chloroacetaldehyde 2 - - - - - - -
Chloroacetic Acid 1 4 2 4 2 4 - 4
Chloroacetone 1 4 4 4 1 4 4 4
Chloroacetyl Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Chlorobenzaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Chlorobenzene 1 1 - 1 4 4 4 2
Chlorobromo Methane 1 1 3 1 2 4 4 2
Chlorobutadiene - 1 3 1 4 4 4 2
Chlorodifluoroethane (FC 142b) 2 4 - 4 1 - - -
Chlorodifluoromethane (FC 22) 1 4 - 4 2 4 4 3
Chlorododecane 1 1 2 1 4 4 4 1
Chloroform 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 3
Chlorohydrin 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Chloronitrobenzene (p-) 1 - - - - - - -
Chloronitroethane 1 4 - 4 4 4 4 4
Chloropentafluoroethane (FC 115) 2 1 4 1 1 1 - -
Chloropicrin 1 - - - - - - -
Chloroprene 1 1 3 1 4 4 4 2
Chlorosulfonic Acid 1 4 - 4 4 4 4 4
Chlorotetrafluoroethane (FC 124) 2 - - - - - - -
Chlorotoluene Sulfonic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Chlorotrifluoromethane (FC 13) 2 1 - 1 1 - 4 4
Chlorotritluoroethylene (CTFE) 2 - - - - - - -
Chlorox 1 1 1 1 2 2 - 1
Chloroxylenol 1 - - - - - - -
Cholesterol 1 - - - - - - -
Choline 1 - - - - - - -
Chrome Alum 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 -
Chrome Plating Solution 1 1 1 1 2 4 2 2
Chromic Acid 1 1 1 1 2 4 3 3
Chromic Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Chromic Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Chromic Hydroxide 1 - - - - - - -
Chromic Nitrate 1 - - - - - - -
Chromic Oxide 1 1 1 1 2 4 - -
Chromic Phosphate 1 - - - - - - -
Chromic Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Chromium Potassium Sulfate 1 1 2 1 2 2 - -
Chromyl Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Cinnamic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Cinnamic Alcohol 1 - - - - - - -
Cinnamic Aldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Circo Light Process Oil 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Citric Acid 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
City Service 65,120,250 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
City Service Kool Motor Oil No.140 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
City Service Pacemaker No.2 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
CLOROX 1 1 - 1 2 2 2 2
Coal Tar 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Cobaltous Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Cobaltous Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Cobaltous Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Cobaltous Linoleate 1 - - - - - - -
Cobaltous Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Coconut Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Cod Liver Oil 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Coke Oven Gas 1 1 1 1 4 4 2 2
CONVELEX 10 1 1 2 1 3 4 4 -
COOLANOL 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Copper Acetate 1 4 4 4 1 2 4 4
Copper Carbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Copper Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Copper Cyanide 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Copper Gluconate 1 - - - - - - -
Copper Naphthenate 1 - - - - - - -
Copper Nitrate 1 1 2 1 2 2 - -
Copper Salts 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Copper Sulfate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Corn Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Cottonseed Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Creosote-Coal Tar 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Cresol (Methyl Phenol) 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2
Cresylic Acids 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2
Crotonaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Crotonic Acid 1 4 - 4 2 4 4 4
Crude Oil (Asphalt Base) 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 2
Cumene 1 1 3 1 4 4 4 2
Cumene Hydroperoxide 1 - - - - - - -
Cuminic Aldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Cupric Sulfate 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Cutting Oil 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Cyanamide 1 - - - - - - -
Cyanoacetic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Cyanogen Chloride 1 2 3 2 3 4 - -
Cyanohydrin 1 - - - - - - -
Cyanuric Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Cyclohexane 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 1
Cyclohexanol 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Cyclohexanone 2 4 3 4 2 4 4 4
Cyclohexene 1 - - - - - - -
Cyclohexylamine 1 - - - - - - -
Cyclopentadiene 1 - - - - - - -
Cyclopentane 1 - - - - - - -
Cyclopropane 1 - - - - - - -

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