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AFLAS® resists many solvents. To determine the solubility of AFLAS® in the most commonly encountered organic solvents examine the table below. The "ID" number refers to those solvents listed in the introduction literature. More information regarding dipole moment and solubility parameters can be found in the introduction literature.

Swell after immersion in solvent at room temperature for 48-hours:

1 = Swell less than 20% 2 = Swell between 20% and 100% 3 = Swell greater than 100%
 ID Organic Solvent Rating
  acetic acid 2
13 acetone 3
8 acetonitrile 1
11 acetylacetone 2
10 acrylonitrile 1
  aniline 1
19 benzene 2
9 1-butanol 1
  carbitol 1
14 carbon disulfide 1
  carbon tetrachloride 2
  chloroform 3
23 cyclohexane 2
7 n,n-dimethylformamide 1
4 dimethylsulfoxide 1
6 ethanol 1
16 ethyl acetate 3
3 ethylene glycol 1
25 n-heptanol 2
  n-hexane 2
  isoamyl alcohol 1
24 isopropylether 2
2 methanol 1
  methyl cellosolve 1
15 methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) 3
1 n-methylformamide 1
21 methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) 3
  nitrobenzene 1
5 nitromethane 1
  oil of turpentine 1
12 pyridine 2
17 tetrahydrofuran 3
20 tolulene 2
22 trichloroethane 3
18 trichloroethylene 3
  trichlorotrifluoroethane 3

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