Chemical combability to standard BurstPouch® films based upon 30 years of customer reports. Final verification of compatibility and shelf life is the responsibility of the consumer.

Chemically Compatible Materials for BurstPouch® and Pro-Pak Film

Acetaldehyde C-Fair
Acetamide A-Excellent
Acetate Solvent A-Excellent
Acetic Acid A2-Excellent
Acetic Acid 20% A-Excellent
Acetic Acid 80% D-Severe Effect
Acetic Acid, Glacial D-Severe Effect
Acetic Anhydride D-Severe Effect
Acetone B1-Good
Acetyl Bromide D-Severe Effect
Acetyl Chloride (dry) D-Severe Effect
Acetylene D-Severe Effect
Acrylonitrile A-Excellent
Adipic Acid A-Excellent
Alcohols: Amyl B2-Good
Alcohols: Benzyl D-Severe Effect
Alcohols: Butyl A-Excellent
Alcohols: Diacetone B1-Good
Alcohols: Ethyl B-Good
Alcohols: Hexyl A-Excellent
Alcohols: Isobutyl A2-Excellent
Alcohols: Isopropyl A2-Excellent
Alcohols: Methyl A1-Excellent
Alcohols: Octyl A-Excellent
Alcohols: Propyl A2-Excellent
Aluminum Chloride B2-Good
Aluminum Chloride 20% B2-Good
Aluminum Fluoride A2-Excellent
Aluminum Hydroxide A2-Excellent
Aluminum Nitrate A2-Excellent
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate 10% A2-Excellent
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate 100% A2-Excellent
Aluminum Sulfate A2-Excellent
Alums A-Excellent
Amines C1-Fair
Ammonia 10% C1-Fair
Ammonia Nitrate A-Excellent
Ammonia, anhydrous B2-Good
Ammonia, liquid C1-Fair
Ammonium Acetate A-Excellent
Ammonium Bifluoride A2-Excellent
Ammonium Carbonate B2-Good
Ammonium Caseinate N/A
Ammonium Chloride A2-Excellent
Ammonium Hydroxide A1-Excellent
Ammonium Nitrate A1-Excellent
Ammonium Oxalate N/A
Ammonium Persulfate A2-Excellent
Ammonium Phosphate, Dibasic A2-Excellent
Ammonium Phosphate, Monobasic A-Excellent
Ammonium Phosphate, Tribasic C-Fair
Ammonium Sulfate A1-Excellent
Ammonium Sulfite B2-Good
Ammonium Thiosulfate A-Excellent
Amyl Acetate C1-Fair
Amyl Alcohol B2-Good
Amyl Chloride D-Severe Effect
Aniline C-Fair
Aniline Hydrochloride D-Severe Effect
Antifreeze N/A
Antimony Trichloride B2-Good
Aqua Regia (80% HCl, 20% HNO3) B1-Good
Arochlor 1248 C1-Fair
Aromatic Hydrocarbons C-Fair
Arsenic Acid B2-Good
Arsenic Salts B-Good
Asphalt A1-Excellent
Barium Carbonate B2-Good
Barium Chloride A1-Excellent
Barium Cyanide B-Good
Barium Hydroxide B2-Good
Barium Nitrate B2-Good
Barium Sulfate B2-Good
Barium Sulfide B2-Good
Beer A2-Excellent
Beet Sugar Liquids A1-Excellent
Benzaldehyde A1-Excellent
Benzene C1-Fair
Benzene Sulfonic Acid A1-Excellent
Benzoic Acid A1-Excellent
Benzol C1-Fair
Benzonitrile N/A
Benzyl Chloride N/A
Bleaching Liquors A1-Excellent
Borax (Sodium Borate) A2-Excellent
Boric Acid A2-Excellent
Brewery Slop N/A
Bromine D-Severe Effect
Butadiene D-Severe Effect
Butane C1-Fair
Butanol (Butyl Alcohol) B2-Good
Butter N/A
Buttermilk A1-Excellent
Butyl Amine C1-Fair
Butyl Ether N/A
Butyl Phthalate C1-Fair
Butylacetate C1-Fair
Butylene B1-Good
Butyric Acid D-Severe Effect
Calcium Bisulfate N/A
Calcium Bisulfide B1-Good
Calcium Bisulfite A1-Excellent
Calcium Carbonate B1-Good
Calcium Chlorate N/A
Calcium Chloride B2-Good
Calcium Hydroxide A2-Excellent
Calcium Hypochlorite A1-Excellent
Calcium Nitrate A1-Excellent
Calcium Oxide B1-Good
Calcium Sulfate B1-Good
Calgon N/A
Cane Juice N/A
Carbolic Acid (Phenol) D-Severe Effect
Carbon Bisulfide N/A
Carbon Dioxide (dry) A1-Excellent
Carbon Dioxide (wet) A1-Excellent
Carbon Disulfide C1-Fair
Carbon Monoxide A2-Excellent
Carbon Tetrachloride D-Severe Effect
Carbon Tetrachloride (dry) D-Severe Effect
Carbon Tetrachloride (wet) N/A
Carbonated Water A-Excellent
Carbonic Acid B2-Good
Catsup N/A
Chloric Acid N/A
Chlorinated Glue N/A
Chlorine (dry) D-Severe Effect
Chlorine Water B1-Good
Chlorine, Anhydrous Liquid D-Severe Effect
Chloroacetic Acid D-Severe Effect
Chlorobenzene (Mono) C1-Fair
Chlorobromomethane A-Excellent
Chloroform C1-Fair
Chlorosulfonic Acid D-Severe Effect
Chocolate Syrup N/A
Chromic Acid 10% D-Severe Effect
Chromic Acid 30% D-Severe Effect
Chromic Acid 5% D-Severe Effect
Chromic Acid 50% D-Severe Effect
Chromium Salts B-Good
Cider B-Good
Citric Acid D-Severe Effect
Citric Oils N/A
Cloroxr (Bleach) N/A
Coffee N/A
Copper Chloride N/A
Copper Cyanide B2-Good
Copper Fluoborate N/A
Copper Nitrate B2-Good
Copper Sulfate>5% A2-Excellent
Copper Sulfate 5% A2-Excellent
Cream N/A
Cresols C1-Fair
Cresylic Acid B1-Good
Cupric Acid B1-Good
Cyanic Acid N/A
Cyclohexane B1-Good
Cyclohexanone D-Severe Effect
Detergents D-Severe Effect
Diacetone Alcohol A-Excellent
Dichlorobenzene N/A
Dichloroethane C1-Fair
Diesel Fuel C1-Fair
Diethyl Ether N/A
Diethylamine D-Severe Effect
Diethylene Glycol B2-Good
Dimethyl Aniline N/A
Dimethyl Formamide A-Excellent
Diphenyl N/A
Diphenyl Oxide N/A
Dyes N/A
Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulfate) A2-Excellent
Ethane N/A
Ethanol B-Good
Ethanolamine N/A
Ether D-Severe Effect
Ethyl Acetate A-Excellent
Ethyl Benzoate C2-Fair
Ethyl Chloride C1-Fair
Ethyl Ether D-Severe Effect
Ethyl Sulfate N/A
Ethylene Bromide D-Severe Effect
Ethylene Chloride D-Severe Effect
Ethylene Chlorohydrin D-Severe Effect
Ethylene Diamine A-Excellent
Ethylene Dichloride D-Severe Effect
Ethylene Glycol A2-Excellent
Ethylene Oxide A-Excellent
Fatty Acids D-Severe Effect
Ferric Chloride A1-Excellent
Ferric Nitrate A2-Excellent
Ferric Sulfate A2-Excellent
Ferrous Chloride A2-Excellent
Ferrous Sulfate A2-Excellent
Fluoboric Acid A2-Excellent
Fluorine D-Severe Effect
Fluosilicic Acid A2-Excellent
Formaldehyde 100% B-Good
Formaldehyde 40% D-Severe Effect
Formic Acid D-Severe Effect
Freon 113 N/A
Freon 12 A1-Excellent
Freon 22 N/A
Freon TF N/A
Freonr 11 C-Fair
Fruit Juice A-Excellent
Fuel Oils B-Good
Furan Resin D-Severe Effect
Furfural D-Severe Effect
Gallic Acid A-Excellent
Gasoline (high-aromatic) A-Excellent
Gasoline, leaded, ref. N/A
Gasoline, unleaded N/A
Gelatin A2-Excellent
Glucose A2-Excellent
Glue, P.V.A. A1-Excellent
Glycerin A1-Excellent
Glycolic Acid A2-Excellent
Gold Monocyanide N/A
Grape Juice B-Good
Grease N/A
Heptane B1-Good
Hexane D-Severe Effect
Honey B-Good
Hydraulic Oil (Petro) C-Fair
Hydraulic Oil (Synthetic) A-Excellent
Hydrazine N/A
Hydrobromic Acid 100% B1-Good
Hydrobromic Acid 20% B2-Good
Hydrochloric Acid 100% N/A
Hydrochloric Acid 20% A2-Excellent
Hydrochloric Acid 37% B2-Good
Hydrochloric Acid, Dry Gas A2-Excellent
Hydrocyanic Acid A2-Excellent
Hydrocyanic Acid (Gas 10%) N/A
Hydrofluoric Acid 100% N/A
Hydrofluoric Acid 20% A2-Excellent
Hydrofluoric Acid 50% A1-Excellent
Hydrofluoric Acid 75% C1-Fair
Hydrofluosilicic Acid 100% B1-Good
Hydrofluosilicic Acid 20% B2-Good
Hydrogen Gas A2-Excellent
Hydrogen Peroxide 10% A-Excellent
Hydrogen Peroxide 100% C2-Fair
Hydrogen Peroxide 30% C2-Fair
Hydrogen Peroxide 50% C2-Fair
Hydrogen Sulfide (aqua) A-Excellent
Hydrogen Sulfide (dry) A-Excellent
Hydroquinone A-Excellent
Hydroxyacetic Acid 70% A-Excellent
Ink N/A
Iodine A1-Excellent
Iodine (in alcohol) B-Good
Iodoform N/A
Isooctane B-Good
Isopropyl Acetate B1-Good
Isopropyl Ether B-Good
Isotane N/A
Jet Fuel (JP3, JP4, JP5) D-Severe Effect
Kerosene C1-Fair
Ketones C1-Fair
Lacquer Thinners A-Excellent
Lacquers A-Excellent
Lactic Acid A1-Excellent
Lard A-Excellent
Latex N/A
Lead Acetate A2-Excellent
Lead Nitrate A2-Excellent
Lead Sulfamate A1-Excellent
Ligroin A-Excellent
Lime A-Excellent
Linoleic Acid A-Excellent
Lithium Chloride A2-Excellent
Lithium Hydroxide N/A
Lubricants D-Severe Effect
Lye: Ca(OH)2 Calcium Hydroxide A2-Excellent
Lye: KOH Potassium Hydroxide A-Excellent
Lye: NaOH Sodium Hydroxide D-Severe Effect
Magnesium Bisulfate N/A
Magnesium Carbonate B-Good
Magnesium Chloride A1-Excellent
Magnesium Hydroxide A2-Excellent
Magnesium Nitrate A2-Excellent
Magnesium Oxide N/A
Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom Salts) A2-Excellent
Maleic Acid B2-Good
Maleic Anhydride D-Severe Effect
Malic Acid B2-Good
Manganese Sulfate A1-Excellent
Mash A-Excellent
Mayonnaise D-Severe Effect
Melamine N/A
Mercuric Chloride (dilute) A-Excellent
Mercuric Cyanide A-Excellent
Mercurous Nitrate A-Excellent
Mercury A-Excellent
Methane N/A
Methanol (Methyl Alcohol) A1-Excellent
Methyl Acetate B1-Good
Methyl Acetone N/A
Methyl Acrylate N/A
Methyl Alcohol 10% A1-Excellent
Methyl Bromide C1-Fair
Methyl Butyl Ketone N/A
Methyl Cellosolve N/A
Methyl Chloride C1-Fair
Methyl Dichloride N/A
Methyl Ethyl Ketone D-Severe Effect
Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide N/A
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone C-Fair
Methyl Isopropyl Ketone D-Severe Effect
Methyl Methacrylate N/A
Methylamine A1-Excellent
Methylene Chloride D-Severe Effect
Milk A-Excellent
Mineral Spirits B-Good
Molasses A-Excellent
Monochloroacetic acid N/A
Monoethanolamine C-Fair
Morpholine N/A
Motor oil C1-Fair
Mustard A-Excellent
Naphtha A1-Excellent
Naphthalene C-Fair
Natural Gas A-Excellent
Nickel Chloride A-Excellent
Nickel Nitrate A-Excellent
Nickel Sulfate A-Excellent
Nitrating Acid (<15% HNO3) N/A
Nitrating Acid (>15% H2SO4) N/A
Nitrating Acid (S1% Acid) N/A
Nitrating Acid (S15% H2SO4) N/A
Nitric Acid (20%) C-Fair
Nitric Acid (50%) B1-Good
Nitric Acid (5-10%) B-Good
Nitric Acid (Concentrated) C1-Fair
Nitrobenzene C1-Fair
Nitrogen Fertilizer N/A
Nitromethane A-Excellent
Nitrous Acid N/A
Nitrous Oxide C-Fair
Oils: Aniline N/A
Oils: Anise N/A
Oils: Bay N/A
Oils: Bone N/A
Oils: Castor N/A
Oils: Cinnamon D-Severe Effect
Oils: Citric A-Excellent
Oils: Clove N/A
Oils: Coconut A-Excellent
Oils: Cod Liver N/A
Oils: Corn A-Excellent
Oils: Cottonseed A-Excellent
Oils: Creosote C-Fair
Oils: Fuel (1, 2, 3, 5A, 5B, 6) B-Good
Oils: Ginger N/A
Oils: Hydraulic Oil (Petro) C-Fair
Oils: Hydraulic Oil (Synthetic) A-Excellent
Oils: Lemon N/A
Oils: Linseed A-Excellent
Oils: Mineral B1-Good
Oils: Olive A1-Excellent
Oils: Orange C1-Fair
Oils: Palm A-Excellent
Oils: Peanut A-Excellent
Oils: Peppermint N/A
Oils: Pine D-Severe Effect
Oils: Rapeseed D-Severe Effect
Oils: Rosin B2-Good
Oils: Sesame Seed N/A
Oils: Silicone A-Excellent
Oils: Soybean A1-Excellent
Oils: Sperm (whale) N/A
Oils: Tanning N/A
Oils: Transformer C1-Fair
Oils: Turbine C-Fair
Oleic Acid C2-Fair
Oleum 100% D-Severe Effect
Oleum 25% D-Severe Effect
Oxalic Acid (cold) A2-Excellent
Ozone C1-Fair
Palmitic Acid N/A
Paraffin B-Good
Pentane D-Severe Effect
Perchloric Acid B-Good
Perchloroethylene D-Severe Effect
Petrolatum B-Good
Petroleum C1-Fair
Phenol (10%) B-Good
Phenol (Carbolic Acid) D-Severe Effect
Phosphoric Acid (>40%) B1-Good
Phosphoric Acid (crude) B1-Good
Phosphoric Acid (molten) N/A
Phosphoric Acid (S40%) A-Excellent
Phosphoric Acid Anhydride N/A
Phosphorus B-Good
Phosphorus Trichloride B-Good
Photographic Developer A-Excellent
Photographic Solutions A-Excellent
Phthalic Acid B2-Good
Phthalic Anhydride N/A
Picric Acid A-Excellent
Plating Solutions, Antimony Plating 130°F N/A
Plating Solutions, Arsenic Plating 110°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Brass): High-Speed Brass Bath 110°F B-Good
Plating Solutions (Brass): Regular Brass Bath 100°F B-Good
Plating Solutions (Bronze): Cu-Cd Bronze Bath R.T. N/A
Plating Solutions (Bronze): Cu-Sn Bronze Bath 160°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Bronze): Cu-Zn Bronze Bath 100°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Cadmium): Cyanide Bath 90°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Cadmium): Fluoborate Bath 100°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Chromium): Barrel Chrome Bath 95°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Chromium): Black Chrome Bath 115°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Chromium): Chromic-Sulfuric Bath 130°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Chromium): Fluoride Bath 130°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Chromium): Fluosilicate Bath 95°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Acid): Copper Fluoborate Bath 120°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Acid): Copper Sulfate Bath R.T. N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Cyanide): Copper Strike Bath 120°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Cyanide): High-Speed Bath 180°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Cyanide): Rochelle Salt Bath 150°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Misc): Copper (Electroless) N/A
Plating Solutions (Copper) (Misc): Copper Pyrophosphate N/A
Plating Solutions (Gold): Acid 75°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Gold): Cyanide 150°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Gold): Neutral 75°F N/A
Plating Solutions, Indium Sulfamate Plating R.T. N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Ferrous Am Sulfate Bath 150°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Ferrous Chloride Bath 190°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Ferrous Sulfate Bath 150°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Fluoborate Bath 145°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Sulfamate 140°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Iron): Sulfate-Chloride Bath 160°F N/A
Plating Solutions, Lead Fluoborate Plating N/A
Plating Solutions, (Nickel): Electroless 200°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Nickel): Fluoborate 100-170°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Nickel): High-Chloride 130-160°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Nickel): Sulfamate 100-140°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Nickel): Watts Type 115-160°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Rhodium) 120°F N/A
Plating Solutions, (Silver) 80-120°F N/A
Plating Solutions, Tin-Fluoborate Plating 100°F N/A
Plating Solutions, Tin-Lead Plating 100°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Zinc): Acid Chloride 140°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Zinc): Acid Fluoborate Bath R.T. N/A
Plating Solutions (Zinc): Acid Sulfate Bath 150°F N/A
Plating Solutions (Zinc): Alkaline Cyanide Bath R.T. N/A
Potash (Potassium Carbonate) A1-Excellent
Potassium Bicarbonate A-Excellent
Potassium Bromide A-Excellent
Potassium Chlorate A1-Excellent
Potassium Chloride A1-Excellent
Potassium Chromate A-Excellent
Potassium Cyanide Solutions A-Excellent
Potassium Dichromate A-Excellent
Potassium Ferricyanide A2-Excellent
Potassium Ferrocyanide A1-Excellent
Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash) A-Excellent
Potassium Hypochlorite C1-Fair
Potassium Iodide B1-Good
Potassium Nitrate A-Excellent
Potassium Oxalate N/A
Potassium Permanganate A-Excellent
Potassium Sulfate A2-Excellent
Potassium Sulfide A2-Excellent
Propane (liquefied) C1-Fair
Propylene N/A
Propylene Glycol B2-Good
Pyridine B1-Good
Pyrogallic Acid N/A
Resorcinal B2-Good
Rosins B1-Good
Rum N/A
Rust Inhibitors N/A
Salad Dressings N/A
Salicylic Acid B2-Good
Salt Brine (NaCl saturated) A-Excellent
Sea Water A2-Excellent
Shellac (Bleached) A1-Excellent
Shellac (Orange) A1-Excellent
Silicone N/A
Silver Bromide A-Excellent
Silver Nitrate A-Excellent
Soap Solutions D-Severe Effect
Soda Ash (see Sodium Carbonate) B-Good
Sodium Acetate A-Excellent
Sodium Aluminate N/A
Sodium Benzoate A2-Excellent
Sodium Bicarbonate A2-Excellent
Sodium Bisulfate A2-Excellent
Sodium Bisulfite A2-Excellent
Sodium Borate (Borax) A2-Excellent
Sodium Bromide A2-Excellent
Sodium Carbonate B2-Good
Sodium Chlorate B2-Good
Sodium Chloride A2-Excellent
Sodium Chromate N/A
Sodium Cyanide A2-Excellent
Sodium Ferrocyanide A-Excellent
Sodium Fluoride A2-Excellent
Sodium Hydrosulfite N/A
Sodium Hydroxide (20%) D-Severe Effect
Sodium Hydroxide (50%) D-Severe Effect
Sodium Hydroxide (80%) D-Severe Effect
Sodium Hypochlorite (<20%) A-Excellent
Sodium Hypochlorite (100%) B2-Good
Sodium Hyposulfate N/A
Sodium Metaphosphate A1-Excellent
Sodium Metasilicate N/A
Sodium Nitrate A2-Excellent
Sodium Perborate A1-Excellent
Sodium Peroxide A-Excellent
Sodium Polyphosphate A-Excellent
Sodium Silicate A2-Excellent
Sodium Sulfate A2-Excellent
Sodium Sulfide A2-Excellent
Sodium Sulfite B1-Good
Sodium Tetraborate A2-Excellent
Sodium Thiosulfate (hypo) A1-Excellent
Sorghum N/A
Soy Sauce N/A
Stannic Chloride A2-Excellent
Stannic Fluoborate N/A
Stannous Chloride B2-Good
Starch B-Good
Stearic Acid B1-Good
Stoddard Solvent C2-Fair
Styrene N/A
Sugar (Liquids) N/A
Sulfate (Liquors) A2-Excellent
Sulfur Chloride C1-Fair
Sulfur Dioxide B1-Good
Sulfur Dioxide (dry) A1-Excellent
Sulfur Hexafluoride B-Good
Sulfur Trioxide N/A
Sulfur Trioxide (dry) C1-Fair
Sulfuric Acid (<10%) A1-Excellent
Sulfuric Acid (10-75%) A1-Excellent
Sulfuric Acid (75-100%) B1-Good
Sulfuric Acid (cold concentrated) C-Fair
Sulfuric Acid (hot concentrated) D-Severe Effect
Sulfurous Acid B2-Good
Sulfuryl Chloride N/A
Tallow C-Fair
Tannic Acid B2-Good
Tanning Liquors A1-Excellent
Tartaric Acid A1-Excellent
Tetrachloroethane N/A
Tetrachloroethylene B-Good
Tetrahydrofuran C1-Fair
Tin Salts N/A
Toluene (Toluol) C1-Fair
Tomato Juice A1-Excellent
Trichloroacetic Acid A-Excellent
Trichloroethane N/A
Trichloroethylene D-Severe Effect
Trichloropropane N/A
Tricresylphosphate B1-Good
Triethylamine N/A
Trisodium Phosphate A-Excellent
Turpentine D-Severe Effect
Urea A-Excellent
Uric Acid B-Good
Urine A2-Excellent
Varnish A-Excellent
Vegetable Juice N/A
Vinegar A-Excellent
Vinyl Acetate A-Excellent
Vinyl Chloride N/A
Water, Acid, Mine A2-Excellent
Water, Deionized N/A
Water, Distilled A2-Excellent
Water, Fresh A2-Excellent
Water, Salt A2-Excellent
Weed Killers N/A
Whey N/A
Whiskey & Wines C-Fair
White Liquor (Pulp Mill) A2-Excellent
White Water (Paper Mill) N/A
Xylene B-Good
Zinc Chloride A1-Excellent
Zinc Hydrosulfite N/A
Zinc Sulfate A2-Excellent

Explanation of Footnotes
1. Satisfactory to 72°F (22°C)
2. Satisfactory to 120°F (48°C)

Ratings: Chemical Effect
A = Excellent.
B = Good, Minor Effect, slight corrosion or discoloration
C = Fair, Moderate Effect, not recommended for continuous use. Softening, loss of strength, or swelling may occur.

D = Severe Effect, not recommended for ANY use.

N/A = Information not available.

CAUTION: Variations in chemical behavior during handling due to factors such as temperature, pressure, and concentrations can cause equipment to fail, even though it passed an initial test.

TESTING: We recommend customers test specific products and chemicals at room temperature and elevated temperatures to confirm actual compatibility and shelf life.