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Chemical Compatibility of Syringe Filters

Chemical compatibilities can be influenced by various factors. Therefore, we recommend that you confirm compatibility with the liquid you want to filter by performing a trial filtration run before you start your actual filtration.

Please see attached our comprehensive list of liquids and solvents by click:

- Acids

Membrane AC CR NY PTFE
Housing PP
Formic acid + + - - ++
Acetic acid, 25% + - + ++ ++
Acetic acid, 80% + - + + ++
Phosphoric acid, 25% + - - - ++
Nitric acid, 25 % + - - - ++
Hydrochloric acid, 25 % + - - - ++
Sulfuric acid, 25 % ++ - + - ++
Sulfuric acid, 98 % + - - - ++
Trichloroacetic acid, 25 % + - + - ++

- Bases

Membrane AC CR NY PTFE
Housing PP
Ammonium hydroxide, 25 % + - + ++ ++
Sodium hydroxide, 32 % + - - ++ ++

- Aqueous Solutions

Membrane AC CR NY PTFE
Housing PP
Folmalin, 30 % + + + ++ ++
Sodium hypochlorite, 5% + - - - ++
Hydrogen peroxide, 35 % ++ + - ++ ++

- ph Range

Membrane AC CR NY PTFE
Housing PP
pH 1-14 ++ - - - ++
pH 1-13 ++ - - - ++
pH 3-14 ++ - + ++ ++
pH 3-12 ++ - ++ ++ ++
pH 4-8 ++ ++ ++ ++ ++