XR-5, Urethane, and Copolymer 2000™

Chemical Compatibility Guide* For Ultra-Containment Berms

According to EPA guidelines, spills must be cleaned up within 24 hours and any secondary containment areas must be inspected once a week. The chart below lists chemical compatibility of XR5, Urethane and Copolymer 2000â„¢. The information has been developed from industry available data and offers compatibility based on exposure of one week or less.

The rating system is indicated as:

A. Fluid has little or no effect at Room Temperature
B. Fluid has minor to moderate effect at Room Temperature
C. Fluid has severe effect at Room Temperature

Chemical XR-5 Urethane Copolymer 2000
Kerosene A A A
Diesel Fuel A A A
Ohio Crude Oil A A A
Hydraulic Fluid- Petroleum Based A A A
Naptha A A A
Conc. Ammonia Hydroxide A C A
50% Acetic Acid C C C
50% Phosphoric Acid A C A
50% Hydrochloric Acid A C A
50% Nitric C C C
50% Sulfuric Acid A C A
60% Sodium Hydroxide A C A
Methyl Alcohol A A A
JP-4 Jet Fuel A A A
Salt Water 180°F A B A
Phtlalate Plasticizers B A B
SAE-30 Oil A A A
Raw Linseed Oil A A A

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The above ratings were arrived at by visual and physical examination of the membrane samples after their removal from the test chemical. When considering XR-5, Urethane, and Copolymer 2000â„¢ for specific applications, it is important to study the requirements such as permeability, service temperature, concentration, size to be contained, etc. Samples of XR-5, Urethane, or Copolymer 2000â„¢ should be tested close to actual service conditions and also your distributor should be consulted.


This listing is offered only as a guide and utilizes information which, to the best of UltraTech’s knowledge, is accurate and reliable. Due to variables and conditions of application beyond the control of UltraTech, none of the data shown in this guide is to be construed as a guarantee, expressed or implied. UltraTech International, Inc. assumes no responsibility, obligation or liability in conjunction with the use or misuse of the information herein.