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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Aluminum

RTECS #

BD0330000

CAS #

7429-90-5; 12766-45-9; 37202-64-5; 39302-71-1; 39332-62-2; 80341-19-1; 91728-14-2; 113962-66-6; 182260-45-3

Updated

April 2017

Molecular Weight

26.98

Molecular Formula

Al

Synonyms

A 00
A 95
A 995
A 999
AA 1099
AA1199
AD 1
AD1M
ADO
AE
Aisin Metal Fiber
Alaun (German)
Allbri aluminum paste and powder
Alumina fibre
Aluminium
Aluminium bronze
Aluminium flake
Aluminum (ACGIH)
Aluminum 27
Aluminum A00
Aluminum dehydrated
Aluminum metal (OSHA)
Aluminum powder
AO A1
AR2
AV00
AV000
C.I. 77000
Emanay atomized aluminum powder
JISC 3108
JISC 3110
L16
Metana
Metana aluminum paste
Noral aluminum
Noral Extra Fine Lining Grade
Noral Ink Grade Aluminum
Noral non-leafing grade
PAP-1

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/mouse 1260 mg/kg (multigeneration))Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Behavioral

Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Physical

Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Other postnatal measures or effects
NETEEC 23,365,2001
unreported route/rabbit 67.5 mg/kg (2-27D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Behavioral

Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Delayed effects
VCVN1* -,212,1988

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
In Vitro/Human, liver tumor Inhibitor Concentration Low: 0.01 mmol/L/24HIn Vitro Toxicity Studies: Other assaysTOLED5 203,219,2011
In Vitro/jahInhibitor Concentration Low: 0.01 mmol/L/24HIn Vitro Toxicity Studies: Other assaysTOLED5 203,219,2011

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/man lowest published toxic concentration: 4 mg/m3/1Y- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cough

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain
VCVN1* -,215,1988
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 206 mg/m3/5H/30D- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Fibrosis (interstitial)

Endocrine: Hypoglycemia

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
VCVN1* -,213,1988

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 1 mg/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 REVIEWFOREAE 7,313,1942
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWPEXTAR 12,102,1969
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWAMTODM 3,209,1977
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWTOLED5 134,3,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 613,17,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWENTOX* -,82,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJJATDK 26,191,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWTIHEEC 18,309,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,515,1996
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 674,73,2009
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 667,82,2009
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNEUCL* 23,485,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNTAPM* -,617,1995
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNTAPM* -,629,1995
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNBREV* 13,47,1989
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNRTXDN 33,545,2012
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNRTXDN 33,530,2012
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 759,27,2014
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWTXCYAC 313,3,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,295,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3(metal dust), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 2 mg(Al)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (pyro powders), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (welding fumes), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIATMW 10 mg/m3;KZW 20 mg/m3, inhal, 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (pyro powders), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (welding fumes), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 1.5 mg(Al)/m3 (welding fumes), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 10 mg/m3, 5 mg/m3 (fume, resp. dust), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 6 mg/m3 (resp), SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 5 mg/m3, dust, 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 (metal dust), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (pyro powders), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (welding fumes), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 20 mg/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 5 mg(Al)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 5 mg(Al)/m3 (pyro powders), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 10 ppm (metal dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 5 ppm (fumes), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 5 ppm (pyro powders), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 2 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, 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(Al)/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 5 mg(Al)/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 15 mg(Al)/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 5 mg(Al)/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 15 mg(Al)/m3, total dustCFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 5 mg(Al)/m3, respirable fractionCFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, alkyls-air10H time-weighted average 2 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, pyro powders-air10H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, respirable fraction-air10H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, soluble salts-air10H time-weighted average 2 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, total dust-air10H time-weighted average 10 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO ALUMINUM METAL, welding fumes-air10H time-weighted average 5 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M0661; Number of Industries 281; Total Number of Facilities 61020; Number of Occupations 158; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1033237; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 99205
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X3088; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 1465; Number of Occupations 25; Total Number of Employees Exposed 20323; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 1644
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5911; Number of Industries 22; Total Number of Facilities 3612; Number of Occupations 25; Total Number of Employees Exposed 31368; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 279
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5976; Number of Industries 52; Total Number of Facilities 2973; Number of Occupations 57; Total Number of Employees Exposed 54400; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 8218
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5977; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 23; Number of Occupations 2; Total Number of Employees Exposed 967; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 131
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5980; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 81; Number of Occupations 4; Total Number of Employees Exposed 867
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M0661; Number of Industries 267; Total Number of Facilities 39251; Number of Occupations 143; Total Number of Employees Exposed 556034
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M2258; Number of Industries 43; Total Number of Facilities 2279; Number of Occupations 44; Total Number of Employees Exposed 31336

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
ATSDR TOXICOLOGY PROFILE (NTIS** PB/99/166613)
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
NIOSH Analytical Method, 1994: Elements by ICP, 7300
NIOSH Analytical Method, 1994: Metals in urine, 8310
On EPA IRIS database
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #ID-125G
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