Plastic Cuvette Chemical Compatibility Chart

Chemical resistance* of plastic cuvettes

Chemical
PS
PMMA
UV
Acetic acid, 100%
+
Acetone
+
Ammonia
+
+
+
Benzaldehyde
+
Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK)
+
Chloroform
Dioxane
+
DMF
+
Ethyl Acetate
+
Hexane
+
Hydrochloric Acid, 36%
+
+
Hydrofluoric Acid, 10%
+
+
+
Isopropanol
+
+
+
Nitric Acid, 65%
+
Sodium Hydroxide
+
+
+

*Short time resistance, 30 min.; Longer-term storage of these chemicals should be confirmed by the user.