Chemical Compatibility Guide

Industrial Fabric Chemical Compatibility Guide. 

Please find a list below detailing the various chemicals approved and not approved to be used with various spill protection and containment products listed on the Merlin Industrial website.

CHEMICAL RATING @ 72 deg. F – 22.22 deg C

Rating Key:

  • R = Recommended for use
  • NR = Not recommended
  • NA = Not tested
  • F = Failed

Ammonium Biflouride R
Ammonium Flouride, 25% R
Ammonium Hydroxide R
Ammonium Sulfate R

Amyl Acetate NR
Aqua Regia R
Beer R

Benzene NR
Benzyl Alcohol NA
Black Liquor R
Bleach 12.5% R
Boric Acid R
Bromic Acid R
Butane R
Butylene R
Calcium Chloride R

Carbon Tetrachloride NR
Caronic Acid R
Castor Oil R
Chloric Acid, 20% R

Chlorine, Liquid NR
Citric Acid R
Coconut Oil NA
Copper Nitrate R
Copper Sulfate R
Corn Syrup R
Cottonseed Oil R
Detergents R

Diethyl Ether NR
Dietylene Glycol NA
Dimethyl Hydraxine NR
Disodium Phosphate R
Ethers NR
Esters NR

Ethyl Alcohol R
Ethylene Glycol R
Fatty Acids R
Formaldehyde R
Fructose R

Furfural NR
Gasoline F
Gin R
Green Liquor R
Hydrochloric Acid, 50% R
Hydroflouric Acid, dilute R
Hyrdogen Peroxide, 90% R
Hydrogen Sulfide, aqueous R

Iodine Solution NA
Ketones NR
Lacquers NA
Linseed Oil R
Magnesium Chloride R
Methyl Alcohol R

Methyl Bromide NR
Methyl Ethyl Ketone NR
Methylene Chloride NR

Mineral Oil R
Naptha R

Napthalene NR
Nitric Acid, 30% R
Nitric Acid, 100% NR
Oleic Acid R
Phosphoric Acid, 85% R
Potash R
Potassium Chloride R
Potassium Hydroxide R
Potassium Hypochlorite R
Propyl Alcohol R
Sea Water R
Soaps R
Sodium Chloride R
Sodium Hydroxide, 70% R
Sodium Nitrate R

Stearic Acid NR
Sulfur R
Sulfuric Acid, 80% R

Sulfuric Acid, 100% NR
Tanning Liquors R
Toluene, Toluol NR
Urea R
Vegetable Oil R
Whiskey R
Wines R
Zinc Chloride R

Zinc Oxice NA