Plasticware Technical Information

Chemical resistance of plastics

Discover More

Chemicals can adversely affect the performance of plasticware even resulting in damage. Make sure you use the most suitable polymer for the chemical you’re working with. These icons provide a quick guide as to the chemical resistance of products and can be found throughout our catalogues and website to help guide your selection.

  • Moderate resistance to common aqueous laboratory chemicals, but avoid organic solvents, strong acids and bases.
  • Good general resistance to a range of laboratory chemicals including acids, bases and some solvents.
  • Excellent chemical resistance to most laboratory chemicals.

Where no resistance icon is shown, the product is made from several materials. In this instance, or for information regarding a specific chemical, please refer to our chemical compatibility chart information for each polymer.

Want to learn more about how we can help you?

Contact one of our friendly team members now.

Contact Us