Plastic Compatibility

Cheat Sheet

A Guide to Plastic Compatibility
With Your Products

These are guides only, different actives may mean differences in compatibility results. Factors such as temperature, time and concentration can affect the results. We recommend stability testing with every package option, please contact us if you have any queries.

1

Satisfactory

2

Probably satisfactory
(but specific applications need testing)

3

No information available

4

Unsatisfactory

Product LDPE HDPE PP PVC PET PET-G SAN PS
After shave lotion 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
Baby lotion (oil in water) 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Baby oil 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Baby shampoo 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
Bath oils 2 1 1 1 1 2 2
Bath salts 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bubble bath 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cleansing lotion (oil in water) 2 1 1 1 2 2 2
Cleansing lotion (water in oil) 2 1 1 1 2 2 2
Colognes 2 2 1 2 2 4 4
Cuticle remover 2 2 1 2 3 3 4
Denture adhesive 2 1 1 2 3 2 2
Denture cleaner 2 1 1 2 3 2 2
Deodorant, cream/liquid 2 1 1 1 2 2 2
Deodorant, spray 2 1 1 2 2 2 2
Depilatory 2 1 1 2 3 3 3
Eye shadow 2 1 1 1 3 1 2
Face powder 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
Glycerine 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
Hair dye and tints 2 1 1 1 3 1 2
Hair lotion & conditioners 2 1 1 2 2 2 2
Hair oil 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
Hair spray 2 1 1 2 2 2 2
Hair tonic 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
Hair waving lotion 3 1 1 2 3 2 3
Hair waving neutralizer 1 1 1 2 3 2 3
Hand, face & other lotions 1 1 2 1 2 2 2
Hydrogen peroxide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lanolin 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Lipstick 2 1 1 1 3 1 1
Mascara 2 1 1 1 3 2 2
Nail polish remover 2 2 2 4 4 4 4
Nail polish 2 2 3 4 4 4 4
Perfume 4 4 2 4 3 4 4
Petroleum jelly 1 1 1 1 3 1 2
Preshave lotion 2 1 2 1 2 3 2
Shampoo 2 1 2 1 1 2 2
Shaving cream and soap 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
Suntan lotion 1 1 1 1 3 3 2
Suntan oil 2 1 1 1 3 3 2
Talcum & body powder 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Tanning lotions 2 1 1 2 3 3 2
Toilet water 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
Toothpaste 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
Wave setting lotion 2 1 1 2 3 3 3