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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Aluminum oxide (2:3)

RTECS #

BD1200000

CAS #

1344-28-1; 12522-88-2; 53809-96-4; 74871-10-6

Updated

July 2015

Molecular Weight

101.96

Molecular Formula

Al2O3

Synonyms

A 1 (Sorbent)
A1-0104 T 3/16''
A1-0109 P
A1-1401 P(MS)
A1-1404 T 3/16''
A1-3438 T 1/8''
A1-3916 P
A1-3945 E 1/16''
A1-3970 P
A1-3980 T 5/32''
A1-4028 T 3/16''
A1-4126 E 1/16''
Abramant
Abramax
Abrarex
Abrasit
Activated aluminum oxide
Alcoa F 1
Almite
Alon C
Aloxite
alpha-Alumina
alpha-Alumina (ACGIH:OSHA)
alpha-Aluminum oxide
Alumina
Aluminite 37
Aluminum oxide
Aluminum oxide (ACGIH)
Aluminum oxide (Brockmann)
Aluminum sesquioxide
Alumite (oxide)
Alundum (OSHA)
Alundum 600
beta-Aluminum oxide
Brockmann, aluminum oxide
Cab-O-grip
Catapal S
Catapal SB alumina
Compalox
Conopal
Diadur
Dialuminum trioxide
Dispal alumina
Dispal M
Dotment 324
Dotment 358
Dural
Exolon XW 60
F 360 (Alumina)
Faserton
Fasertonerde
G 0 (Oxide)
G 2 (Oxide)
gamma-Aluminum oxide
GK (Oxide)
Hypalox II
Jubenon R
KA 101
Ketjen B
KHP 2
LA 6
Lucalox
Ludox CL
Martoxin
Microgrit WCA
Poraminar
PS 1 (Alumina)
Q-Loid A 30
RC 172DBM

Tumorigenic Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
implant/rat lowest published toxic dose: 200 mg/kgTumorigenic: Neoplastic by RTECS criteria

Tumorigenic: Tumors at site of application
JJIND8 67,965,1981
implant/rat toxic dose: 200 mg/kgTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Tumorigenic: Tumors at site of application
IARCCD 8,289,1973
intrapleural/rat lowest published toxic dose: 90 mg/kgTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Tumors
BJCAAI 28,173,1973

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >3600 mg/kgVCVN1* -,212,1988

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rabbit lowest published toxic concentration: 200 mg/m3/5H/28W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Structural or functional change in trachea or bronchi

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Chronic pulmonary edema or congestion

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
VCVN1* -,213,1988
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 200 mg/m3/5H/28W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Structural or functional change in trachea or bronchi

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Chronic pulmonary edema or congestion

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
VCVN1* -,213,1988

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 1 mg(Al)/m3 (resp)DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Not classifiable as a human carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW31BYAP -,94,1974
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUTAEX 26,185,2011
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 721,27,2011
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUTAEX 30,67,2015

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARDNUISANCE PARTICULATESDTLVS* 3,9,1971
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIATMW 5 mg/m3;KZW 10 mg/m3, resp, 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 10 mg(Al)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 2 mg(Al)/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 10 mg/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 6 mg/m3 (resp), SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 10 mg(Al)/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 0.5 mg/m3 (resp. dust), 2 mg/m3 (total dust), MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 10 mg(Al2O3)/m3 (inhalable), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inspirable dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 2 mg(Al)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 2 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 16 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 6 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (total dust);time-weighted average 2 mg/m3 (resp. dust), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 3 mg/m3, KZG-week 24 mg/m3, resp, fume, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 3 mg/m3, resp, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 10 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inhal. dust), OCT2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 4 mg/m3 (resp. dust), OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X3152; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 117; Number of Occupations 11; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1834; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 116
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5459; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 957; Number of Occupations 19; Total Number of Employees Exposed 11287; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 899
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5758; Number of Industries 136; Total Number of Facilities 12712; Number of Occupations 69; Total Number of Employees Exposed 172759; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 7087
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X9687; Number of Industries 30; Total Number of Facilities 1814; Number of Occupations 27; Total Number of Employees Exposed 27669; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 2616
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 20265; Number of Industries 333; Total Number of Facilities 76124; Number of Occupations 188; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1345787; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 147525
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 20265; Number of Industries 267; Total Number of Facilities 40757; Number of Occupations 158; Total Number of Employees Exposed 513250

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
NIOSH Analytical Method, 1994: Aluminum and compounds, as Al, 7013
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #ID109SG
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #ID198SG
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