Bunding Chemical Compatibility Chart

Polyethylene Chemical Compatibility Guide

Acetaldehyde 40%


Formaldehyde 40%

Methyl Sulphate

Silicic Acid


Butyl Acetate


Methyl Sulphuric Acid

Silver Nitrate

Acetic Acid 10%

Butyl Alcohol

Formic Acid

Monnchloroacetic Acid Ethyl Ester

Sodium Acetate sat.sol


Butylene Glycol

Fruit Pulp sol

Monochloroacetic Acid Methyl Ester

Sodium Acrylates


Butyric Acid



Sodium Benzoate

Adipic Acid

Calcium Carbonate

Gallic Acid sat.sol


Sodium Bicarbonate

Aliphatic Hydrocarbons

Calcium Chloride

Gluconic Acid

Muriatic Acid

Sodium Bisulphate sat.sol

Allyl Alcohol 96%

Calcium Hypochlorite sol


Nickel Chloride sat.sol

Sodium Bisulphite

Alum (aqu.sol)

Calcium Hydroxide


Nicotine Dilute

Sodium Bromide

Aluminium Chloride sat.sol

Calcium Nitrate 50%

Glycol Ethers

Nicotinic Acid

Sodium Carbonate

Aluminium Fluoride

Calcium Sulphate sat.sol

Glyocolic Acid

Nitric Acid 25%

Sodium Chlorate

Aluminium Hydrogen sol 10%

Carbonic Acid (Aq.C02)



Sodium Chloride

Aluminium Hydroxide

Carbon Monoxide


Octyl Cresol

Sodium Chromate

Aluminium Sulphate

Caustic (Aqueous)

Hexanel Tert

Oleic Acid

Sodium Disulphite

Ammonia (Anhydrous)

Caustic Potash Sol. 50%

Hydrazine Hydrate

Orthophosphoric Acid 50%

Sodium Dithionite 10%

Ammonia (aqu.sol)

Caustic Soda Sol. 10%

Hydrosulphite 10%

Oxalic Acid

Sodium Ferricyanide

Ammonia (100% Dry Gas)

Chloral Hydrate

Hydroxylamine Sulphate

Paraffin Emulsions

Sodium Ferrocyanide sat.sol

Ammonium Acetate


Hydrazine 35%

Paraffin Oil

Sodium Fluoride sat.sol

Ammonium Biflouride

Chloric Acid 10%

Hydrazine Hydrochloride

Perchloric Acid 20%

Sodium Hydroxide Conc.

Ammonium Carbonate 50%

Chloroacetic Acid

Hydroiodic Acid

Phosphoric Acid 50%

Sodium Hypochlorite

Ammonium Chloride


Hydrobromic Acid 50%

Phosphorous Yellow

Sodium Iodide

Ammonium Hydrogen Fluoride 50%

Chrome Alum sat.sol

Hydrocyanic Acid sat.sol

Phosphorous Pentoxide

Sodium Nitrate

Ammonium Hydroxide

Chromic Acid sat.sol

Hydrochloric Acid 36%

Phtlalic Acid

Sodium Oxalate

Ammonium Metaphosphate sat.sol

Citric Acid 25%

Hydrofluoric Acid 40%

Phtalic Anhydride

Sodium Persulphate

Ammonium Nitrate sat.sol

Clorox Bleach

Hydrofluorisilicic Acid

Picric Acid 1%

Sodium Phosphate

Ammonium Persulphate sat.sol

Copper Cyanide

Hydrogen Bromide 10%


Sodium Silicate

Ammonium Phosphate

Copper Nitrate

Hydrogen Peroxide 90% Sulphates 50%


Sodium Sulphate

Ammonium Sulphide sat.sol

Copper Sulphate

Hydrogen Phosphide 100%

Potassium Bichromate

Sodium Sulphide

Ammonium Thiocyanate sat.sol

Cresol 90%

Hydrogen Sulphide

Potassium Borate 10%

Sodium Sulphonates

Amyl Acetate

Cresylic Acid

Hypochlorous Acid

Potassium Bromide

Sodium Thiosulphate

Amyl Alcohol

Crotonic Aldehyde

Iodine (Alc. Sol.) Conc

Potassium Chlorate

Starch Solution sat.sol

Antimony Salts

Cuprous Chloride sat.sol

Iron (II) Chloride sat.sol

Potassium Chloride

Stearic Acid

Antimony Trichloride 90%


Iron (II) Sulphate sat.sol

Potassium Chromate

Succinic Acid

Aqueous Alkalies (NaOH)


Iron (III) Chloride sat.sol

Potassium Cyanide


Arsenic Acid

Dextrin sat.sol

Iron (III) Nitrate sat.sol

Potassium Dichromate 40%

Sulphuric Acid 50%

Asorbic Acid 10%

Dextrose sat.sol

Iron (III) Sulphate sat.sol

Potassium Fluoride

Tannic Acid sol

Barium Carbonate

Diethyl Carbonate


Potassium Hydroxide

Tanning Extracts

Barium Chloride

Disodium Phosphate

Isopropyl Acetate

Potassium Iodide

Tartaric Acid sat.sol

Barium Cyanide

Diethylene Glycol

Isopropyl Alcohol

Potassium Nitrate sat.sol

Tetraethyl Lead

Barium Hydroxide sat.sol

Diglycolic Acid 30%

Lactic Acid (All Conc)

Potassium Perborate sat.sol


Barium Nitrate


Lead Acetate sat.sol

Potassium Perchlorate

Tricesyl Phosphate

Barium Sulphate sat.sol


Magnesium Carbonate

Potassium Permanganate


Barium Sulphide


Magnesium Hydroxide

Potassium Persulphate sat.sol

Trisodium Phosphate sat.sol

Battery Fluid, Acid

Ethyl Alcohol

Magnesium Nitrate

Potassium Phosphates



Ethylene Chlorohydrin

Magnesium Oxide

Potassium Sulphate

Wetting Agents

Benzene Ethylene Diamine

Ethylene Glycol

Magnesium Sulphate


White Acid 75%

Benzoic Acid

Ferric Chloride sat.sol

Maleic Acid

Propargyl Alcohol 7%

Yeast sol

Benzyl Alcohol

Ferric Nitrate sat.sol

Malic Acid 1%

Propionic Acid 50%

Zinc Bromide sat.sol

Benzyl Chloroformate

Ferric Salts


Propyl Alcohol

Zinc Chloride sat.sol

Boric Acid Dilute

Ferric Sulphate sat.sol


Propylene Dichloride

Zinc Sulphate

Boric Acid Conc

Ferrous Sulphate

Methyl Acetate

Propylene Glycol

Butadiene Ferrous

Fluoboric Acid

Methyl Alcohol

Propylene Oxide

Butanediol Fluoboric

Fluosilicic Acid

Methyl Amine 32%

Selenic Acid

Polyethylene products are compatible for use with the substances and concentration levels shown above. This guide was compiled from various sources as an information aid only. No tests have been conducted to validate the information and we assume no responsibility or liability for the use or misuse of this information.