Chemical Compatibility Guide for Drain Protectors

This report is to be used as a guide only. The information contained herein is reliable and accurate, to the best of PSI Urethanes' knowledge, though construes no warranties, expressed or implied. PSI Urethanes assumes no responsibility, obligation or liability in conjunction with the use or misuse of this information.

Due the nature of softer urethane, the physical properties of these products may change with exposure to certain environmental conditions like temperature, humidity and UV radiation. Please inspect the stored product regularly to ensure it is in a usable state. Do not store or use in temperatures exceeding 120°F (49°C) for an extended period of time. Typical life expectancy of urethane products is about five years.

Key for the Compatability Guide

Swelling (Visually rated from 0-2): 0=None, 1=Slight, 2=Significant
Degradation (Visually rated from 0-2): 0=None, 1=Slight, 2=Significant

DrainProtectors' Ratings

Good: No swelling, no degragation
Fair: Temperature increase and/or color change
ER: Not recommended for long-term, repeated contact with this liquid; suitable only for Emergency Spill Response. After contact with this liquid, The DrainProtector™ should be discarded.

Chemical Compatibility Guide

Chemical Name Swelling Degradation Rating Comments
Acetone 2 0 ER Slight swelling after 2 hrs
Acetonitrile 1 0 Fair slight swelling after 4 hrs
Aluminium Salts 0 0 Good
Anhydrous Ammonia 0 0 Good
Ammonium Hydroxide 0 0 Good
Barium Salts 0 0 Good
Benzyl Alcohol 1 1 Fair Slight swelling after 3.5hrs
Boric Acid 0 0 Good
Butanol 0 0 Good
Calcium Chloride 0 0 Good
Carbon Disulfide 1 0 Fair Slight swelling after 3.5hrs
Chloroform 2 1 ER Degrations begins at 30 minutes
Cupric Chloride 0 0 Good
Cyclohexane 1 2 ER
Dichloromethane 2 2 ER
Diethylamine 1 1 Fair Slight swelling after 3 hr
Dimethylformamide 2 2 ER Slight swelling after 1 hr
Ethyl Acetate 1 0 Fair Slight swelling after 3 hrs
Formaldehyde 0 0 Good
Formal Acid 0 1 Fair
Gasoline 0 0 Good
Glycol Ether 0 0 Good
Hexane 0 0 Good
Anhydrous Hydrazine 2 2 ER Slight swelling after 30 minutes
Hydrochloric Acid 37% 0 2 ER Degrations begins at 30 minutes
Hydrochloric Acid 48% 0 2 ER Degrations begins at 30 minutes
Hydrogen Peroxide 30% 1 0 Fair
Jet Feul (JP-5) 0 0 Good
Kerosene 0 0 Good
Maleic Acid 30% 0 0 Good
Methanol 0 0 Good
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 2 0 ER Slight swelling after 2 hrs
Methylene Chloride 2 2 ER Degrations begins after 15 minutes
Mineral Oil 0 0 Good
Naphtha 0 0 Good
Nitric Acid 73% 2 2 ER Degrations begins immediately
Nitrobenzene 0 2 ER
Perchoroethylene 0 0 Good
Phenol 0 2 ER Slight swelling after 1 hr
Propylene Glycol 0 0 Good
Sodium Hydroxide 50% 0 0 Good
Sodium Hypoclhorite 5% 0 0 Good
Sulfuric Acid 90% 0 2 ER Degrations begins at 30 minutes
Sulfuric Acid 50% 0 2 ER
Tetrachloroethylene 0 0 Good
Tetrahydrofuran 2 2 ER Slight swelling after 3.5hrs
Toluene 1 0 Fair Slight swelling after 3.5hrs
1 1 1 Trichloroethane 1 0 Fair Slight swelling after 2.5hrs
Triethylamine 0 0 Good
Trichloroethylene 1 0 Fair
Turpentine 0 0 Good

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