Soda-lime glass (e.g., AR-GLAS®) has good chemical and physical properties. It is suitable for products which are usually subjected to short-term chemical exposure, and to limited thermal stress (e.g., pipettes, culture tubes).
Borosilicate glass (Boro 3.3, Boro 5.4)
Borosilicate glass has very good chemical and physical properties. The abbreviation Boro 3.3 stands for a borosilicate glass type 3.3 as specified in international standard DIN ISO 3585, for applications requiring very good chemical and thermal resistance (including resistance to thermal shock), and high mechanical stability. Typical applications are components for chemical apparatus, round-bottom flasks, and beakers.