Polymer Data File:
Chemical Resistance

PA 11


Important Note:

Whilst we try to ensure that this table is as accurate as possible we cannot guarantee that the data contained in the tables is accurate for all blends and grades of PA 11. In all cases the supplier of the material should be contacted to determine the exact chemical resistance of the material.

PA 11


R = Resistant

LR = Limited Resistance

NR = Not Recommended

ND = No Data 



20oC 60oC 100oC
Acetaldehyde R NR NR
Acetic acid (10%) R NR NR
Acetic acid (glac./anh.) R NR NR
Acetic anhydride ND ND ND
Aceto-acetic ester ND ND ND
Acetone R LR NR
Other ketones R LR NR
Acetonitrile ND ND ND
Acetylene R R ND
Acetyl salicylic acid ND ND ND
Acid fumes ND ND ND
Alcohols R R ND
Aliphatic esters R R LR
Alkyl chlorides R LR NR
Alum R R ND
Aluminium chloride R NR NR
Aluminium sulphate R R ND
Ammonia, anhydrous R ND ND
Ammonia, aqueous R ND ND
Ammonium chloride R NR NR
Amyl acetate R R LR
Aniline LR NR NR
Antimony trichloride ND ND ND
Aqua regia NR NR NR
Aromatic solvents LR NR NR
Ascorbic acid ND ND ND
Beer R ND ND
Benzaldehyde R LR NR
Benzene R LR NR
Benzoic acid R NR NR
Benzoyl peroxide ND ND ND
Boric acid R NR NR
Brines, saturated R R ND
Bromide (K) solution ND ND ND
Bromine NR NR NR
Bromine liquid, tech. NR NR NR
Bromine water, saturated aqueous NR NR NR
Butyl acetate ND ND ND
Calcium chloride R R R
Carbon disulphide ND ND ND
Carbonic acid ND ND ND
Carbon tetrachloride NR NR NR
Caustic soda & potash R LR NR
Cellulose paint R NR NR
Chlorates of Na, K, Ba ND ND ND
Chlorine, dry R NR NR
Chlorine, wet LR NR NR
Chlorides of Na, K, Ba R R R
Chloroacetic acid ND ND ND
Chlorobenzene ND ND ND
Chloroform ND ND ND
Chlorosulphonic acid ND ND ND
Chromic acid (80%) LR NR NR
Citric acid R LR NR
Copper salts (most) R R R
Cresylic acids (50%) ND ND ND
Cyclohexane R LR NR
Detergents, synthetic R NR NR
Emulsifiers, concentrated R NR NR
Esters ND ND ND
Ether R ND ND
Fatty acids (>C6) R R ND
Ferric chloride R NR NR
Ferrous sulphate ND ND ND
Fluorinated refrigerants ND ND ND
Fluorine, dry NR NR NR
Flourine, wet NR NR NR
Fluorosilic acid ND ND ND
Formaldehyde (40%) R NR NR
Formic acid LR NR NR
Fruit juices R R ND
Gelatine R ND ND
Glycerine R LR NR
Glycols R R NR
Glycol, ethylene ND ND ND
Glycolic acid ND ND ND
Hexamethylene diamine ND ND ND
Hexamine ND ND ND
Hydrazine ND ND ND
Hydrobromic acid (50%) ND ND ND
Hydrochloric acid (10%) R NR NR
Hydrochloric acid (conc.) LR NR NR
Hydrocyanic acid ND ND ND
Hydrofluoric acid (40%) ND ND ND
Hydrofluoric acid (75%) NR NR NR
Hydrogen peroxide (30%) R LR NR
Hydrogen peroxide (30 - 90%) ND ND ND
Hydrogen sulphide ND ND ND
Hypochlorites LR NR NR
Hypochlorites (Na 12-14%) LR NR NR
Iso-butyl-acetate ND ND ND
Lactic acid (90%) R R NR
Lead acetate R R LR
Lead perchlorate ND ND ND
Lime (CaO) ND ND ND
Maleic acid R NR NR
Manganate, potassium (K) ND ND ND
Meat juices R NR NR
Mercuric chloride R NR NR
Mercury R R R
Methanol R NR NR
Methylene chloride LR NR NR
Milk products R R R
Moist air R R ND
Molasses R R ND
Monoethanolamine ND ND ND
Naptha R NR NR
Napthalene R NR NR
Nickel salts ND ND ND
Nitrates of Na, K and NH3 R R LR
Nitric acid (<25%) LR NR NR
Nitric acid (50%) LR NR NR
Nitric acid (90%) LR NR NR
Nitric acid (fuming) NR NR NR
Nitrite (Na) R NR NR
Nitrobenzene ND ND ND
Oils, diesel R R ND
Oils, essential R R ND
Oils, lubricating + aromatic additives R R ND
Oils, mineral R R ND
Oils, vegetable and animal R R ND
Oxalic acid R LR NR
Ozone LR NR NR
Paraffin wax R ND ND
Perchloric acid ND ND ND
Petroleum spirits R R ND
Phenol NR NR NR
Phosphoric acid (20%) R ND ND
Phosphoric acid (50%) R NR NR
Phosphoric acid (95%) ND NR NR
Phosphorous chlorides ND ND ND
Phosphorous pentoxide ND ND ND
Phthalic acid R NR NR
Picric acid LR NR NR
Pyridine LR NR NR
Salicyl aldehyde ND ND ND
Sea water R R ND
Silicic acid ND ND ND
Silicone fluids R ND ND
Silver nitrate R ND ND
Sodium carbonate R LR NR
Sodium peroxide ND ND ND
Sodium silicate R R R
Sodium sulphide R LR NR
Stannic chloride R NR NR
Starch R R ND
Sugar, syrups & jams R R ND
Sulphamic acid ND ND ND
Sulphates (Na, K, Mg, Ca) R LR NR
Sulphites R ND ND
Sulphonic acids ND ND ND
Sulphur R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, dry R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, wet R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide (96%) R NR NR
Sulphur trioxide LR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (<50%) LR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (70%) LR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (95%) LR NR NR
Sulphuric acid, fuming NR NR NR
Sulphur chlorides ND ND ND
Tallow R R ND
Tannic acid (10%) R NR NR
Tartaric acid R R LR
Trichlorethylene R ND NR
Urea (30%) R R LR
Vinegar R ND ND
Water, distilled. R ND ND
Water, soft R ND ND
Water, hard R ND ND
Wetting agents (<5%) ND ND ND
Yeast R ND ND
Zinc chloride R ND ND


Last edited: 11/03/2010

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