Aluminum Chloride Hexa AR 500g

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Aluminum chloride hexa AR
Section 1 – Chemical Product
MSDS Name: Aluminum chloride hexa
Synonyms: Trichloroaluminum hexahydrate; Aluminum (III) chloride hexahydrate.
Section 2 – Composition, Information on Ingredients
CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
7784-13-6 Aluminum chloride hexa 99% unlisted
Section 3 – Hazards Identification

Appearance: white solid.
Danger! Causes eye and skin burns. Water-reactive. Causes digestive and respiratory tract burns.
Target Organs: Eyes, skin, mucous membranes.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye burns.
Skin: Causes skin burns.
Ingestion: Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. Aluminum may be readily absorbed from the
gastrointestinal tract.
Inhalation: Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
Chronic: Effects may be delayed.
Section 4 – First Aid Measures
Eyes: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for a t least 15 minutes. Get
medical aid immediately.
Skin: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while
removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid immediately. Wash clothing before
Ingestion: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Get medical aid immediately. If victim is fully
conscious, give a cupful of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures
General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand,
MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Extinguishing Media: Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish
surrounding fire.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 3; Flammability: 0; Instability: 2; Special Hazard: -WSection
6 – Accidental Release Measures
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up
spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating
dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Section 7 – Handling and Storage
Handling: Use only in a well-ventilated area. Do not allow water to get into the container because of
violent reaction. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not breathe dust, mist, or vapor.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
Discard contaminated shoes.
Storage: Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from
incompatible substances. Keep away from water. Corrosives area. Keep away from strong bases.
Separate from organic materials.
Section 8 – Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash
facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA – Final PELs
Aluminum chloride hexa none listed 2 mg/m3 TWA (as Al) (listed under Aluminum,
soluble salts). none listed
Aluminum chloride, anhydrous none listed 2 mg/m3 TWA (as Al) (listed under Aluminum,
soluble salts). none listed
OSHA Vacated PELs: Aluminum chloride hexahydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this
chemical. Aluminum chloride, anhydrous: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA’s eye
and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2
requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions
warrant respirator use.
Section 9 – Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Solid
Appearance: white
Odor: pungent odor – odorless
pH: Acidic in solution.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:181 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:100 deg C
Solubility: Soluble.
Specific Gravity/Density:2.39
Molecular Formula:AlCl3.6H2O
Molecular Weight:241.43
Section 10 – Stability and Reactivity
Chemical Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and
handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: Dust generation, contact with water, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Water, organic materials, Aluminum chloride reacts violently
with water producing hydrochloric acid and heat..
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen chloride, hydrogen chloride, aluminum oxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 – Toxicological Information
CAS# 7784-13-6: BD0530000
CAS# 7446-70-0: BD0525000
CAS# 7784-13-6:
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 1990 mg/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 3311 mg/kg;
CAS# 7446-70-0:
Draize test, rabbit, skin: 10%/6D (Intermittent);
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 1130 mg/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 3450 mg/kg;
Skin, rabbit: LD50 = >2 gm/kg;
CAS# 7784-13-6: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 7446-70-0: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
Epidemiology: Several mortality studies of aluminum reduction plant workers have showed no
excess deaths due to organic brain disorders of the dementia type.
Teratogenicity: No information found
Reproductive Effects: No information found
Mutagenicity: No information found
Neurotoxicity: No information found

Other Studies:
Section 12 – Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: No data available. No information available.
Environmental: Aluminum by be absorbed by plant life.
Physical: No information available.
Other: No information available.
Section 13 – Disposal Considerations
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a
hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts
261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to
ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 – Transport Information
(Aluminum chloride hexahydrate)
Hazard Class: 8 8
UN Number: UN1726 UN1726
Packing Group: II II
Section 15 – Regulatory Information
CAS# 7784-13-6 is not on the TSCA Inventory because it is a hydrate. It is considered to be listed if
the CAS number for the anhydrous form is on the inventory (40CFR720.3(u)(2)).
CAS# 7446-70-0 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
CAS # 7784-13-6: immediate, delayed.
CAS # 7446-70-0: immediate, delayed, reactive.
Section 313 No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7784-13-6 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, (listed as
Aluminum, soluble salts), Pennsylvania, (listed as Aluminum, soluble salts), Minnesota, (listed as
Aluminum, soluble salts).
CAS# 7446-70-0 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, (listed as
Aluminum, soluble salts), New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, (listed as Aluminum, soluble salts),
California Prop 65
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
European/International Regulations
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
Risk Phrases:
R 34 Causes burns.

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