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A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Acetaldehyde B C A A D C C B D C
Acetamide D D A A A B B B B A
Acetic Acid, Glacial B B B A C D C B C C
Acetic Acid, 30% B B B A B A B A B A
Acetic Anhydride B B B B C B A C D D
Acetone C C A A D C B C D D
Acetophenone D D A A D D D D D D
Acetyl Chloride D D D D D D D C A A
Acetylene B B A A A B B B A A
Acrlylonitrile D D D D D D C D C D
Adipic Acid A A A A A A *   A A
Alkazene (Dibromoethylbenzene) D D D D D D D D B B
Alum-NH3-Cr-K (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A D *
Aluminum Acetate (Aqueous) A B A A B B A D D D
Aluminum Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Aluminum Fluoride (Aqueous) B A A A A A A B A A
Aluminum Nitrate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Aluminum Phosphate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Aluminum Sulfate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Ammonia Anhydrous D D A A B A B C D D
Ammonia Gas (cold) A A A A A A A A D D
Ammonia Gas (hot) D D B B D B B A D D
Ammonium Carbonate (Aqueous) A A A * D A * * A A
Ammonium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A   A A
Ammonium Hydroxide (conc.) D D A A D A A A B A
Ammonium Nitrate (Aqueous) C B A A A A A * A A
Ammonium Nitrite (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Ammonium Persulfate (Aqueous) A D A A D A A * A A
Ammonium Phosphate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Ammonium Sulfate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A * B A
Amyl Acetate (Banana Oil) D D C C D D D D D D
Amyl Alcohol B B A A B B A D B A
Amyl Borate D D D D A A A * A A
Amyl Chloronapthalene D D D D D D D D A A
Amyl Napthalene D D D D D D D D A A
Aniline D D A A D D C D C A
Aniline Dyes B B B A D B B C B A
Aniline Hydrochloride B D B B B D D D B A
Animal Fats D D B B A B B B A A
Ansul Ether (Anesthetics) D D C C C D D D D D
Aqua Regia D D D C D D A D B A
Aroclor, 1248 D D C C C D A B A A
Aroclor, 1254 D D D C D D D C A A
Aroclor, 1260 A A A A A A A B A A
Arsenic Acid B A A A A A A A A A
Arsenic Trichloride (Aqueous) D D C C A A * * D D
Askarel D D D D B D D D A A
Asphalt D D D D B B B D A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Banana Oil (Amyl Acetate) D D C C D D D D D D
Barium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Barium Hydroxide (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Barium Sulfate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Barium Sulfide (Aqueous) A B A A A A A A A A
Beer A A A A A A A A A A
Beet Sugar Liqours A A A A A B A A A A
Benzaldehyde D D A A D D A B D D
Benzene D D D D D D D D A A
Benzene Sulfonic Acid (Nitrobenzine) (Pet Ether) D D D C D B A D A A
Benzine (Ligroin) D D D D A B C D A A
Benzoic Acid D D D C C D D C A A
Benzoyl Chloride D D D D D D D * B A
Benzyl Alcohol D D A A D B B B A A
Benzyl Benzoate D D B B D D D * A A
Benzyl Chloride D D D D D D D D A A
Biphenyl (Diphenyl) (Phenylbenzene) D D D D D D D D A A
Blast Furnace Gas D D D D D D D A A A
Bleach Solutions D D A A D D A B A A
Borax B B A A B A A B A A
Bordeaux Mixture B B A A B B A B A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Brine A A A A A A A A A A
Bromine-Anydrous D D D D D D D D A A
Bromine Trifluoride D D D D D D D D D D
Bromine Water D D C B D D A D A A
Bromobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Bunker Oil D D D D A D D B A A
Butadiene D D D C D D C D A A
Butter (Animal Fat) D D B A A B B B A A
Butyl Acetate D D C C D D D D D D
Butyl Acetate Ricinoleate D D A A C B B * A A
Butyl Acrylate D D D D D D D * D D
Butyl Alcohol A A B B A A A B A A
Butyl Amine D D C B C D D D D D
Butyl Benzoate C B B B D D D * A A
Butyl Carbitol D D A A D C B D C B
Butyl Cellosolve D D A A C C B * D D
Butyl Oleate D D B B D D D * A A
Butyl Stearate D D C C B D D * A A
Butylene D D D D B C D D A A
Butyraldehyde D D B B D C D D D D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Calcium Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B B D D D
Calcium Bisulfite (Aqueous) D D D D D A A A A A
Calcium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Calcium Hydroxide (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Calcium Hypochlorite (Aqueous) C C A A B C A B A A
Calcium Nitrate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Calcium Sulfide (Aqueous) B B A A A A A B A A
Cane Sugar Liqours A A A A A A A A A A
Carbamate D D B B C B B * A A
Carbitol B B B B B B B B B B
Carbolic Acid (Phenol) D D B B D C D D A A
Carbon Bisulfide D D D D C D D D A A
Carbon Dioxide B B B B A B B B A A
Carbonic Acid A B A A B A A A A A
Carbon Monoxide B B A A A B B A A A
Carbon Tetrachloride D D D D C D D D A A
Castor Oil A A B B A A B A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Cellosolve D D B B D D D D C D
Cellosolve Acetate D D B B D D D D D D
Cellulube (Fryquel) D D A A D D D A A A
China Wood Oil (Tung Oil) D D C C A B C D A A
Chlorine (Dry) D D D D D C B D A A
Chlorine (Wet) D D C C D C C D B A
Chlorine Dioxide D D C C D D C * A A
Chlorine Trifluoride D D D D D D D D D D
Chloroacetic Acid D D B A D D A * D C
Chloroacetone D D B A D C C D D C
Cholorobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Chlorobromomethane D D B B D D D D A A
Chlorobutadiene D D D D D D D D A A
Chlorododecane D D D D D D D D A A
Chloroform D D D D D D D D A A
O-Chloronapthalene D D D D D D D D A A
1-Chloro-1-Nitro Ethane D D D D D D D D D D
Chlorosulfonic Acid D D D D D D D D D D
Chlorotoluene D D D D D D D D A A
Chlorox (Sodium Hypochlorite NAOCl) D D B B B A B B A A
Chrome Plating Solutions D D B B D D D B A A
Chromic Acid D D C C D C B C A A
Citric Acid A A A A A A A A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Coal Tar (Creosote) D D D D A B D D A A
Cobalt Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Cocoanut Oil D D C C A B C A A A
Cod Liver Oil D D A A A B B B A A
Coke Oven Gas D D D D D D C B A A
Copper Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B B D D D
Copper Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A B B A A A
Copper Cyanide (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Copper Sulfate (Aqueous) B B B A A A A A A A
Corn Oil D D C C A C B A A A
Cottonseed Oil D D C B A B B A A A
Creosote (Coal Tar) D D D D A B D D A A
Cresol D D D D D C D D A A
Cresylic Acid D D D D D C D D A A
Cumene D D D D D D D D A A
Cyclohexane D D D D A C D D A A
Cyclohexanol D D D C C A B D A A
Cyclohexanone D D B B D D D D D D
P-Cymene D D D D D D D D A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Decalin D D D D D D D D A A
Decane D D D D A D C B A A
Denatured Alcohol A A A A A A A A A A
Detergent Solutions B B A A A B B A A A
Developing Fluids A B B B A A A A A A
Diacetone D D A A D D D D D C
Diacetone Alcohol D D A A D B B B D C
Dibenzyl Ether D D B B D C D * D D
Dibenzyl Sebecate D D B B D D D C B A
Dibromoethylbenzene D D D D D D D D B A
Dibutyl Amine D D D C D D D C D D
Dibutyl Ether D D C C D C D D C C
Dibutyl Phthalate D D C B D D D B C A
Dibutyl Sebecate D D B B D D D B B A
O-Dichlorobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Dichloro-Isopropyl Ether D D D C D D D D C C
Dicyclohexylamine D D D D C D D   D D
Diesel Oil D D D D A C C D A A
Diethylamine B B B B B B C B D D
Diethyl Benzene D D D D D D D D A A
Diethyl Ether D D D D D C C D D D
Diethylene Glycol A A A A A A A B A A
Diethyl Sebecate D D B B B D B B B A
Diisobutylene D D D D B D D D A A
Diisopropyl Benzene D D D D D D D * A A
Diisopropyl Ketone D D A A D D D D D D
Diisopropylidene Acetone (Phorone) D D C C D D D D D D
Dimethyl Aniline (Xylidine) C C C B C C D D D D
Dimethyl Ether (Methyl Ether) D D D D A C C A D D
Dimethyl Formamide D D B B B C D B D D
Dimethyl Phthalate D D B B D D D * B A
Dinitrotoluene D D D D D D D D D D
Dioctyl Phtalate D D B B C D D C B A
Dioctyl Sebecate D D B B D D D C B A
Dioxane D D B B D D D D D D
Dioxolane D D C B D D D D D D
Dipentene D D D D B D D D A A
Diphenyl (Biphenyl) (Phenylbenzene) D D D D D D D D A A
Diphenyl Oxides D D D D D D D C A A
Dowtherm Oil D D D D D D D C A A
Dry Cleaning Fluids D D D D C D D D A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Epichlorohydrin D D B B D D D D D D
Ethane D D D D A B B D A A
Ethanolamine B B B B B B C B D D
Ethyl Acetate D D B B D C D B D D
Ethyl Acetoacetate C C B B D C D B D D
Ethyl Acrylate D D B B D D D B D D
Ethyl Alcohol A A A A A A A A B A
Ethyl Benzene D D D D D D D D A A
Ethyl Benzoate A A A A D D D D A A
Ethyl Cellosolve D D D D D D D D D D
Ethyl Cellulose B B B B B B B C D D
Ethyl Chloride D D D C A D D D A A
Ethyl Chlorocarbonate D D C B D D D D A A
Ethyl Chloroformate D D C B D D D D D D
Ethyl Ether D D C C C C D D D D
Ethyl Formate D D B B D B B * A A
Ethyl Mercaptan D D D C D C B C B A
Ethyl Oxalate A A A A D C D D A A
Ethyl Pentachlorobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Ethyl Silicate B B A A A A B * A A
Ethylene C C B B A C * * A A
Ethylene Chloride D D C C D D D D B A
Ethylene Chlorohydrin B B B B D B B C A A
Ethylene Diamine A B A A A A B A D D
Ethylene Dichloride D D C C D D D D A A
Ethylene Glycol A A A A A A A A A A
Ethylene Oxide D D C C D D D D D D
Ethylene Trichloride D D C C D D D D A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Fatty Acids D D C C B B B C A A
Ferric Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Ferric Nitrate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A C A A
Ferric Sulfate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Fish Oil D D D D A D * A A A
Fluorinated Cyclic Ethers D D A A * D * * * *
Fluorine (Liquid) D D D D D D * D B B
Fluorobenzene D D D D D D * D A A
Fluoroboric Acid A A A A A A A * * *
Fluorocarbon Oils B B A A   B * * * *
Fluorolube B C A A A B A A B A
Fluorosilicic Acid (Hydrofluosilicic Acid) B C B B A B A D A A
Formaldehyde (RT) B B A A C B A B D D
Formic Acid B A A A B A A B C D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Freon 11 D D D D B C A D A A
Freon 12 B A B B A A A D B A
Freon 13 A A A A A A A D A A
Freon 21 D D D D D D D D D D
Freon 22 B A A A D A A D D D
Freon 31 B B A A D B B * D D
Freon 32 A A A A A A A * D D
Freon 112 D C D D B C B D A A
Freon 113 C B D C A A A D B A
Freon 114 A A A A A A A D B A
Freon 115 A A A A A A A * B A
Freon 142b B B A B A A A * D D
Freon 152b A A A A A A C * D D
Freon 218 A A A A A A A * A A
Freon C316 A A A A A A A * B A
Freon C318 A A A A A A A * B A
Freon 13B1 A A A A A A A D A A
Freon 114B2 D C D D B C A D B A
Freon 502 A A A A B A * * B A
Freon TF D C D D A A A D B A
Freon T-WD602 D C B B B B B D A A
Freon TMC D D C C B C B C A A
Freon T-P35 A A A A A A A A A A
Freon TA C C B B A B A C D C
Freon TC D C B B A A A D A A
Freon MF D D D D A C B D B A
Freon BF D D D D B C B D A A
Fuel Oil D D D D A B B D A A
Fumaric Acid C C D D A B B B A A
Furan, Furfuran D D D C D D D * D D
Furfural D D B B D C C D D D
Fyquel (Cellulube) D D A A D D D A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Gallic Acid A B B B B B B * A A
Gasoline D D D D B C C D A A
Gelatin A A A A A A A A A A
Glauber's Salt (Aqueous) B D B B D B B * A A
Glucose A A A A A A A A A A
Glue B B B A A A A A A A
Glycerin A A A A A A A A A A
Glycols A A A A A A A A A A
Green Sulfate Liquor B B A A B B B A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Halowax Oil D D D D D D D D A A
N-Hexaldehyde D D B A D A C B D D
Hexane D D D D A B B D A A
N-Hexene-1 D D D D B B B D A A
Hexyl Alcohol B B C C A B B B A A
Hydrazine A A A A B B B C D D
Hydraulic Oil (Petroleum) D D D D A B B C A A
Hydrobromic Acid A D A A D D A D A A
Hydrobromic Acid 40% A D A A D B A D A A
Hydrochloric Acid (Cold) 37% B B A A C B A C A A
Hydrochloric Acid (Hot) 37% D D C C D D D D B A
Hydrocyanic Acid B B A A B B A C A A
Hydrofluoric Acid  (Conc.) Cold D D C C D D A D A A
Hydrofluoric Acid  (Conc.) Hot D D D D D D C D D D
Hydrofluoric Acid- Anhydrous D D C C D D A D D D
Hydrofluosilicic Acid (Fluosilicic Acid) B C B B A B A D A A
Hydrogen Gas B A A A A A A C A A
Hydrogen Peroxide (90%) D D C B D D A B B A
Hydrogen Sulfide (Wet) Cold D D A A D B B C D C
Hydrogen Sulfide (Wet) Hot D D A A D C C C D C
Hydroquinone B D B B C D D * B A
Hypochlorous Acid B D B B D D D * A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Iodine Pentafluoride D D D D D D D D D D
Iodoform D D D D * D * * C B
Isobutyl Alcohol A B A A B A A A A A
Isooctane D D D D A B B D A A
Isophorone D D C C D D D D D D
Isopropyl Acetate D D B B D D D D D D
Isopropyl Alcohol A B A A B B A A A A
Isopropyl Chloride D D D D D D D D A A
Isopropyl Ether D D D D B C C D D D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Kerosene D D D D A B C D A A
Lacquers D D D D D D D D D B
Lacquer Solvents D D D D D D D D D D
Lactic Acid (Cold) A A A A A A A A A A
Lactic Acid (Hot) D D D D D D C B A A
Lard D D B B A B D B A A
Lavendar Oil D D D D B D D D A A
Lead Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B D D D D
Lead Nitrate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Lead Sulfamate (Aqueous) B B A A B A A B A A
Ligroin (Benzine) (Nitrobenzine) D D D D A B C B A A
Lime Bleach A B A A A B B B A A
Lime Sulfur D D A A D A A A A A
Lindol (Hydraulic Fluid) D D A A D D D C B A
Linoleic Acid D D D D B D D B B A
Linseed Oil D D C C A B B A A A
Liquefied Petroleum Gas D D D D A B B C A A
Lubricating Oils (Petroleum) D D D D A B B D A A
Lye B B A A B B A B B A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Magnesium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Magnesium Hydroxide (Aqueous) B B A A B A A * A A
Magnesium Sulfate (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A
Maleic Acid C C B B D C D * A A
Malic Acid C C B B D C D * D C
Mercury Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A * A A
Mercury A A A A A A A * A A
Mesityl Oxide D D B B D D D D D D
Methane D D D D A B B D A A
Methyl Acetate C C A A D B D D D D
Methyl Acrylate D D B B D B D D D D
Methylacrylic Acid D D B B D B D D D D
Methyl Alcohol A A A A A A A A D A
Methyl Bromide D D D D B D D * A A
Methyl Butyl Ketone (Propyl Acetone) D D A A D D D C D D
Methyl Cellosolve D D B B C C B D D D
Methyl Chloride D D C C D D D D B A
Methyl Cyclopentane D D D D D D D D A A
Methylene Chloride D D D C D D D D B B
Methyl Ether (Dimethyl Ether) D D D D A C C A D D
Methyl Ethyl Ketone D D B A D C D D D D
Methyl Formate D D B B D B B * D D
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone D D C B D D D D D D
Methyl Methacrylate D D D C D D D D D D
Methyl Oleate D D B B D D D * B A
Methyl Salicylate C C B B D D D * B A
Milk A A A A A A A A A A
Mineral Oil D D C C A B B B A A
Monochlorobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Monomethyl Aniline D D B B D D D * B B
Monoethanol Amine B B B A D D D B D D
Monomethyl Ether (Methyl Ether) D D D D A C B A D D
Monovinyl Acetylene B B B B A B B B A A
Mustard Gas A B A A * A A A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Naphtha D D D D B C D D A A
Naphthalene D D D D D D D D A A
Naphthalenic Acid D D D D B D D D A A
Natural Gas B B D D A A A A A A
Neats Foot Oil D D B B A D D B A A
Neville Acid D D B B D D D D A A
Nickel Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B D D D D
Nickel Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Nickel Sulfate (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A
Niter Cake A A A A A A A A A A
Nitric Acid (Conc.) D D D D D D B D B A
Nitric Acid (Dilute) D D B B D B A B A A
Nitric Acid-Red Fuming D D D D D D D D C B
Nitrobenzene D D A A D D D D B A
Nitrobenzene (Petroleum Ether) D D D D A B C D A A
Nitroethane B B B B D C B D D D
Nitrogen A A A A A A A A A A
Nitrogen Tetroxide D D C C D D D D D D
Nitromethane B B B B D B C D D D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Octachlorotoluene D D D D D D D D A A
Octadecane D D D D A B B D A A
N-Octane D D D D B B B D A A
Octyl Alcohol B B C C B A B B A A
Oleic Acid D D D D C C C D B B
Oleum Spirits D D D D B C B D A A
Olive Oil D D B B A B B C A A
O-Dichlorobenzene D D D D D D D D A A
Oxalic Acid B B A A B B B B A A
Oxygen-Cold B B A A B A A A A A
Oxygen-(200-400oF) D D D C D D D B B A
Ozone D D B A D C A A A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Paint Thinner, Duco D D D D D D D D B A
Palmitic Acid B B B B A B C D A A
Peanut Oil D D C C A C B A A A
Perchloric Acid D D B B D B B D A A
Perchloroethylene D D D D B D D D A A
Petroleum-Below 250oF D D D D A B B B A A
Petroleum-Above 250oF D D D D D B D D B A
Phenol (Carbolic Acid) D * B B D C D D A A
Phenylbenzene (Biphenyl) (Diphenyl) D D D D D D D D A A
Phenyl Ethyl Ether D D D D D D D D D D
Phenyl Hydrazine A B B B D D D * B A
Phorone (Diisopropylidene Acetone) D D C C D D D D D D
Phosphoric Acid-20% B B B A B B A B A A
Phosphoric Acid-45% C C B A D B B C A A
Phosphorus Trichloride D D A A D D D * A A
Pickling Solution D D C C D D B D A A
Picric Acid B B B B B A B D A A
Pinene D D D D B C C D A A
Pine Oil D D D D D D D D A A
Piperidine D D D D D D D D D D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Plating Solution- Chrome D D A A * D D D A A
Plating Solution- Others D D A A A D A D A A
Polyvinyl Acetate Emulsion B D A A * B B * * *
Potassium Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B A D D D
Potassium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Potassium Cupro Cyanide A A A A A A A A A A
Potassium Cyanide (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Potassium Dichromate (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A
Potassium Hydroxide (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A
Potassium Nitrate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Potassium Sulfate (Aqueous) B A A A A A A A A A
Producer Gas D D D D A B B B A A
Propane D D D D A B B D A A
i-Propyl Acetate D D B B D D D D D D
n-Propyl Acetate D D B B D D D D D D
Propyl Acetone (Methyl Butyl Ketone) D D A A D D D C D D
Propyl Alcohol A A A A A A A A A A
Propyl Nitrate D D B B D D D D D D
Propylene D D D D D D D D A A
Propylene Oxide D D B B D D D D D D
Pydraul, 10E, 29 ELT D D A A D D D D A A
Pydraul, 30E, 50E, 65E, 90E D D A A D D D A A A
Pydraul, 115E D D A A D D D D A A
Pydraul, 230E, 312C, 540C D D D D D D D D A A
Pyranol, Transformer Oil D D D D A B C D A A
Pyridine D D B B D D D D D D
Pyroligneous Acid D D B B D B B * D D
Pyrrole C C D C D D D B D D
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Radiation C C D B C B C C C C
Rapeseed Oil D D A A B B B D A A
Red Oil (MIL-H-5606) D D D D A B B D A A
RJ-1 (MIL-F-25558 B) D D D D A B B D A A
RP-1 (MIL-F-25576 C) D D D D A B B D A A
Sal Ammoniac A A A A A A A B A A
Salicylic Acid A B A A B A * * A A
Salt Water A A A A A B A A A A
Sewage B B B B A B A B A A
Silicate Esters D D D D B A A D A A
Silicone Greases A A A A A A A C A A
Silicone Oils A A A A A A A C A A
Silver Nitrate A A A A B A A A A A
Skydrol 500 D D B A D D D C D D
Skydrol 7000 D D A A D D D C B A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Soap Solutions B A A A A B A A A A
Soda Ash A A A A A A A A A A
Sodium Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B A D D D
Sodium Bicarbonate (Aqueous)(Baking Soda) A A A A A A A A A A
Sodium Bisulfite (Aqueous) A B A A A A A A A A
Sodium Borate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Sodium Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Sodium Cyanide (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Sodium Hydroxide (Aqueous) A A A A B A A B B A
Sodium Hypochlorite (Aqueous) (Chlorox) D D B B B A A B A A
Sodium Metaphosphate (Aqueous) A A A A A B B * A A
Sodium Nitrate (Aqueous) B A A A B B A D A A
Sodium Perborate (Aqueous) B B A A B B B B A A
Sodium Peroxide (Aqueous) B B A A B B B D B A
Sodium Phosphate (Aqueous) A A A A A B A D A A
Sodium Silicate (Aqueous) A A A A A A A * A A
Sodium Sulfate (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A
Sodium Thiosulfate (Aqueous) B B A A B A A A A A
Soybean Oil D D C C A B C A A A
Stannic Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A B A B A A
Stannous Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A B A A
Steam Under 300oF D D B A D C D C D B
Steam Over 300oF D D D C D D D D D D
Stearic Acid B B B B B B B B A A
Stoddard Solvent D D D D A B D D A A
Styrene D D D D D D D D B A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Sucrose Solution A A A A A B B A A A
Sulfite Liquors B B B B B B B D A A
Sulfur D D A A D A A C A A
Sulfur Chloride (Aqueous) D D D D C C B C A A
Sulfur Dioxide (Dry) B B B A D D B B B A
Sulfur Dioxide (Wet) D D A A D B A B B A
Sulfur Dioxide (Liquified Under Pressure) D D B A D D D B B A
Sulfur Hexafluoride D D A A B A B B A A
Sulfur Trioxide B B B B D D D B A A
Sulfuric Acid (Dilute) C C B B C B A D A A
Sulfuric Acid (conc.) D D D C D D A D A A
Sulfuric Acid (20% Oleum) D D D D D D D D A A
Sulfurous Acid B B B B B B A D C B
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Tannic Acid A B A A A A A B A A
Tar, Bitruminous D D C C B C D B A A
Tartaric Acid C D B B A B A A A A
Terpineol D D C C B D D * A A
Tertiary Butyl Alcohol B B B B B B B B A A
Tertiary Butyl Catechol D B B B D B B * A A
Tertiary Butyl Mercaptan D D D D D D D D A A
Tetrabromoethane D D D D D D D D A A
Tetrabromomethane D D D D D D * D A A
Tetrabutyl Titanate B B B A B B A * A A
Tetrachloroethylene D D D D D D D D A A
Tetrahydrofuran D D C C D D D D D D
Tetralin D D D D D D D D B A
Thionyl Chloride D D D C D D D * B A
Titanium Tetrachloride D D D D B D D D A A
Toluene D D D D D D D D B A
Toluene Diisocyanate D D B B D D D D D C
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Transformer Oil D D D D A B C B A A
Transmission Fluid Type A D D D D A B B B A A
Triacetin B B A A B B B * D C
Triaryl Phosphate D D A A D D D C A A
Tributoxy Ethyl Phosphate B B A A D D D * A A
Tributyl Mercaptan D D D D D D D D A A
Tributyl Phosphate B D B B D D D D D D
Trichloroacetic Acid C B B B B D D * D C
Trichloroethane D D D D D D D D A A
Trichloroethylene D D D D D D D D A A
Tricresyl Phosphate D A A D D C D C A A
Trethanol Amine B B B A B A B * D D
Triethyl Aluminum D D C C D D D * B A
Triethyl Borane D D C C D D D * A A
Trinitrotoluene D D D D D B B * B A
Trioctyl Phosphate D D A A D D D C B A
Tung Oil (China Wood Oil) D D C C A B C D A A
Turbine Oil D D D D B D D D A A
Turpentine D D D D A D D D A A
A - Recommended     B - Minor  to Moderate Effect     C - Moderate to Severe Effect      D - Not Recommended     * Insuffient Data
Chemical Natural Rubber, Isoprene (NR, IR) Styrene, Butadiene (SBR, BR) Butyl (IIR) EPDM, EPM Nitrile (NBR) Neoprene (CR) Hypalon (CSM) Silicone (SI, VMQ) Viton, Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Viton B Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
Usymmetrical Dimethyl Hydrazine A A A A B B A D D D
Varnish D D D D B D D D A A
Vegetable Oils D D C C A C B B A A
Versilube F-50 A A A A A A A C A A
Vinegar B B A A B B A A A A
Vinyl Chloride D D D D D D D * A A
Wagner 21B Brake Fluid B A B A C B B C D C
Water A A A A A A A A A A
Whiskey, Wines A A A A A A A A A A
White Pine Oil D D D D B D D D A A
White Oil D D D D A B D D A A
Wood Oil D D D D A B C D A A
Xylene D D D D D D D D A A
Xylidine (Di-methyl Aniline) C C C B C C D D D C
Zeolites A A A A A A A * A A
Zinc Acetate (Aqueous) A D A A B B A D D D
Zinc Chloride (Aqueous) A A A A A A A A A A
Zinc Sulfate (Aqueous) B B A A A A A A A A