Barrier Plastics, Inc.
Specialty Packaging for Specialty Products

PERFORMANCE

Table 1 - Quoral® BR vs. Flourinated Polyethylene (FPE)and HDPE, Percent of Weight Loss


Solvents   Quoral® BR (8%)  FPE   HDPE  
 Ethyl Acetate  0.42   2.7  4.0 
 Isopropyl Acetate  0.03   0.62 2.4 
 Acetone** 0.48   0.69   0.91 
Butyl Acetate 0.08  1.0 3.7 
Toluene   0.30  0.6   45.1 
Xylene   0.12  0.21  38.1
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIK)  0.04  0.56 1.8
Methyl Ethyl
Ketone (MEK)
 0.97  2.7 2.8
Cyclohexanone    0.02   0.17 0.6 
 Chlorobenzene   0.77  0.65    20.0 
 Hexane  0.17 0.42   32.9
 Butanol   0.06  0.1  0.2
Trichoroethene   0.36 0.58   15.0 
Methyl Salicylate  0.01 0.03   1.02 
 Tetrahydrafuron**   0.44 8.89    29.19 
              Conditions: 28 days @ 500C; **180 days @ 230C.


Table 2 - Quoral® BR vs. FPE and HDPE Bottles, Percent of Weight Loss



 Solvents        Quoral® BR (8%)   FPE  HDPE
Mineral Spirits  0.01  0.02  0.8 
Turpentine  0.03 0.06 2.4
STP Gas Treatment  0.07 0.12   16.4
Paint Thinner  0.06 0.08   10.3
Charcoal Starter  0.04 0.03  14.8 
 Naptha 0.03  0.06  8.8 
 Kerosene 0.01  0.04  2.3 
D-Limonene  0.05 0.11 6.7 
2-Cycle Motor Oil  0.02  0.07 0.4
 Pine Oil Cleaner 0.27   0.10  1.7* 
 Diesel Fuel Conditioner 0.03  0.08  5.5 
Brakleen Gas Additive  0.03   0.06 10.6 

                   Conditions: 28 days @ 500C; *Oily Surface

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