Aluminum (pyro powders and welding fumes, as Al)

Synonyms & Trade Names
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
1383 135(powder, pyrophoric)
Formula
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 7300 , 7301 , 7303
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
Molecular Weight
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
See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0988   MEDICAL TESTS: 0011
Page last reviewed: October 17, 2018