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Chemical resistance
The following table lists some common chemical products to which fire hoses withstands contact in normal fire service conditions.
 

ACIDSACETIC 30%
BORIC
CITRIC
OLEIC
PALMITIC
PHOSPHORIC
STEARIC
SULPHURIC 17%
SULPHURIC 30%

ALCOHOLS ETHANOL
METHANOL
GLYCEROL
THYLENE GLYCOL

ALKALISSODIUM HYDROXIDE
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
CALCIUM HYDROXIDE
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE

HYDROCARBONSBUTANE
CYCLOHEXANE
GASOLINE
HYDROULIC OILS
HEXANE
KEROSENE
PENTANE
TOLUENE

ACID SALTSAMMONIUM NITRITE
COPPER SULPHATE

ZINC CHLORIDE
ZINC SULPHATE

ALKALINE SALTSSODIUM CARBONATE
SODIUM SILICATE
SODIUM BISULPHITE

MISCELLANEOUSHYDROGENE PEROXIDE
CASTOR OIL
DISTILLED WATER
FREON
SUGAR
BRINE
ASTM. OIL n° 1
ASTM. OIL n° 2
ASTM. OIL n° 3

ESTERSDIOCTYLPHTHALATE
BUTYL STEARATE

ETHERSDIETHYL
ISOPROPYL

METAL SALTSCALCIUM NITRATE
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
POTASSIUM NITRATE
SODIUM CHLORIDE
SODIUM SULPHATE
BARIUM SULPHIDE

if hose is polluted with these or other chemicals, it is convinient to wash the hose with neutral detergent followd by a thorough water rinse.