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Aluminum (pyro powders and welding fumes, as Al)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Synonyms vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
1383 135 (powder, pyrophoric)
 
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 7300 , 7301 , 7303
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
Properties vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation skin, respiratory system; pulmonary fibrosis
Target Organs
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
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
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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