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Aluminum

Synonyms & Trade Names
Aluminium, Aluminum metal, Aluminum powder, Elemental aluminum
CAS No.
7429-90-5
RTECS No.
BD0330000
DOT ID & Guide
1309 170 (powder, coated)
1396 138 (powder, uncoated)
9260 169 (molten)
Formula
Al
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 7013 , 7300 , 7301 , 7303;
OSHA ID121
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Silvery-white, malleable, ductile, odorless metal.
MW:
27.0
BP:
4221°F
MLT: 1220°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0 mmHg (approx)
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
2.70
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Combustible Solid, finely divided dust is easily ignited; may cause explosions.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers & acids, halogenated hydrocarbons [Note: Corrodes in contact with acids & other metals. Ignition may occur if powders are mixed with halogens, carbon disulfide, or methyl chloride.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately

Breathing: Fresh air
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0988   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0011
 
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