AA Activated Alumina Safety Data Sheet

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According To Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules And Regulations
Date of Issue:  12/14/2017
Version: 1.0

 

SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION

1.1.       Product Identifier

Product Form: Substance 

Product Name: AA Activated Alumina

1.2.       Intended Use of the Product  

Use of the Substance/Mixture: Air purification and dehydration

1.3.       Name, Address, and Telephone of the Responsible Party

Company  

Alpha-Pure Corporation
P.O. Box 471229
Charlotte, NC, USA
877-645-7676

 

1.4.       Emergency Telephone Number 

Emergency Number

:

877-645-7676

 

SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1.       Classification of the Substance or Mixture

GHS-US Classification

Not classified

2.2.       Label Elements

GHS-US Labeling

No labeling applicable

2.3.       Other Hazards 

Exposure may aggravate pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions.

2.4.       Unknown Acute Toxicity (GHS-US)

No data available

 

SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1.       Substance

Name

:

AA Activated Alumina

 

Name

Product Identifier

%

GHS-US classification

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)

(CAS-No.) 1344-28-1

90 - 100

Not classified

3.2.       Mixture

Not applicable

 

SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1.       Description of First-aid Measures  

First-aid Measures General:  Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).

First-aid Measures After Inhalation:  When symptoms occur: go into open air and ventilate suspected area. Obtain medical attention if breathing difficulty persists.

First-aid Measures After Skin Contact:  Remove contaminated clothing. Drench affected area with water for at least 5 minutes. Obtain medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

First-aid Measures After Eye Contact:  Rinse cautiously with water for at least 5 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Obtain medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

First-aid Measures After Ingestion:  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.

4.2.       Most Important Symptoms and Effects Both Acute and Delayed 

Symptoms/Injuries:  Not expected to present a significant hazard under anticipated conditions of normal use. Dust may cause mechanical irritation to eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. 

Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation:  Prolonged exposure may cause irritation. 

Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact:  Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis and defatting. May cause skin to become dry or cracked. 

Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact:  May cause slight irritation to eyes. 

Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion:  Ingestion may cause adverse effects. 

Chronic Symptoms:  Aluminum:  Inhalation of finely divided aluminum powder may cause pulmonary fibrosis. 

4.3.       Indication of Any Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment Needed  

If exposed or concerned, get medical advice and attention. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.

 

SECTION 5: FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1.       Extinguishing Media 

Suitable Extinguishing Media:  Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire. 

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media:  Do not use a heavy water stream. Use of heavy stream of water may spread fire. 

5.2.       Special Hazards Arising From the Substance or Mixture 

Fire Hazard:  Product is not flammable. 

Explosion Hazard:  Product is not explosive. 

Reactivity:  Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal conditions. 

5.3.       Advice for Firefighters 

Precautionary Measures Fire:  Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire. 

Firefighting Instructions:  Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers. 

Protection During Firefighting:  Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection. 

Hazardous Combustion Products:  None known.

 

SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1.       Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures

General Measures:  Avoid breathing dust. Avoid prolonged contact with eyes, skin and clothing.

6.1.1.      For Non-Emergency Personnel 

Protective Equipment:  Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). 

Emergency Procedures:  Evacuate unnecessary personnel. 

6.1.2.      For Emergency Personnel 

Protective Equipment:  Equip cleanup crew with proper protection. 

Emergency Procedures:  Upon arrival at the scene, a first responder is expected to recognize the presence of dangerous goods, protect oneself and the public, secure the area, and call for the assistance of trained personnel as soon as conditions permit. Ventilate area. 

6.2.       Environmental Precautions 

Prevent entry to sewers and public waters.

6.3.       Methods and Materials for Containment and Cleaning Up 

For Containment:  Contain solid spills with appropriate barriers and prevent migration and entry into sewers or streams. 

Methods for Cleaning Up:  Clean up spills immediately and dispose of waste safely. Recover the product by vacuuming, shoveling or sweeping. Transfer spilled material to a suitable container for disposal. Contact competent authorities after a spill. 

6.4.       Reference to Other Sections 

See Section 8 for exposure controls and personal protection and Section 13 for disposal considerations.

 

SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1.       Precautions for Safe Handling 

Precautions for Safe Handling:  Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work. Avoid prolonged contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing dust. 

Hygiene Measures:  Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety procedures. 

7.2.       Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Any Incompatibilities 

Technical Measures:  Comply with applicable regulations. 

Storage Conditions:  Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a dry, cool place. Keep/Store away from direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures and incompatible materials. 

Incompatible Materials:  Strong acids, strong bases, chlorine trifluoride, ethylene oxide, halogenated hydrocarbon, oxygen difluoride, sodium nitrate, vinyl compounds. 

7.3.       Specific End Use(s) 

Air purification and dehydration  

 

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1.       Control Parameters

For substances listed in section 3 that are not listed here, there are no established exposure limits from the manufacturer, supplier, importer, or the appropriate advisory agency including: ACGIH (TLV), AIHA (WEEL), NIOSH (REL), or OSHA (PEL).

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) (1344-28-1) 

USA ACGIH

ACGIH TWA (mg/m³)

10 mg/m³

USA OSHA

OSHA PEL (TWA) (mg/m³)

15 mg/m³ (total dust)
5 mg/m³ (respirable fraction)

8.2.       Exposure Controls 

Appropriate Engineering Controls

:

Suitable eye/body wash equipment should be available in the vicinity of any potential exposure. Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Ensure all national/local regulations are observed.

Personal Protective Equipment

:

Gloves. Protective clothing. Protective goggles.

Personal Protective Equipment: Gloves Clothing Goggles

Materials for Protective Clothing

:

Chemically resistant materials and fabrics.

Hand Protection

:

Wear protective gloves.

Eye and Face Protection

:

Chemical safety goggles.

Skin and Body Protection

:

Wear suitable protective clothing.

Respiratory Protection

:

If exposure limits are exceeded or irritation is experienced, approved respiratory protection should be worn. In case of inadequate ventilation, oxygen deficient atmosphere, or where exposure levels are not known wear approved respiratory protection.

Other Information

:

When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.

 

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1.       Information on Basic Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State

:

Solid

Appearance

:

No data available 

Odor

:

No data available

Odor Threshold

:

No data available

pH

:

No data available

Evaporation Rate

:

No data available

Melting Point

:

No data available

Freezing Point

:

No data available

Boiling Point

:

No data available

Flash Point

:

No data available

Auto-ignition Temperature

:

No data available

Decomposition Temperature

:

No data available

Flammability (solid, gas)

:

No data available

Vapor Pressure

:

No data available

Relative Vapor Density at 20°C

:

No data available

Relative Density

:

No data available

Solubility

:

No data available

Partition Coefficient: N-Octanol/Water

:

No data available

Viscosity

:

No data available  

9.2.       Other Information  No additional information available

 

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1.       Reactivity:    Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal conditions.

10.2.       Chemical Stability:    Stable under recommended handling and storage conditions (see section 7).

10.3.       Possibility of Hazardous Reactions:    Hazardous polymerization will not occur.

10.4.       Conditions to Avoid:    Direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures, and incompatible materials.

10.5.       Incompatible Materials:    Strong acids, strong bases, chlorine trifluoride, ethylene oxide, halogenated hydrocarbon, oxygen difluoride, sodium nitrate, vinyl compounds.

10.6.       Hazardous Decomposition Products:    None expected under normal conditions of use.

 

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1.       Information on Toxicological Effects

Acute Toxicity: Not classified 

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) (1344-28-1)

LD50 Oral Rat

> 15900 mg/kg

LC50 Inhalation Rat

> 2.3 mg/l/4h No deaths were reported.

Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Not classified

Serious Eye Damage/Irritation: Not classified

Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: Not classified

Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Not classified

Carcinogenicity: Not classified

Reproductive Toxicity: Not classified

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Not classified

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Not classified

Aspiration Hazard: Not classified

Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Prolonged exposure may cause irritation.

Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis and defatting. May cause skin to become dry or cracked.

Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: May cause slight irritation to eyes.

Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Ingestion may cause adverse effects.

Chronic Symptoms: Aluminum:  Inhalation of finely divided aluminum powder may cause pulmonary fibrosis.

 

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1.       Toxicity 

Ecology - General

:

Not classified.

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) (1344-28-1)

LC50 Fish 1

> 100 mg/l

EC50 Daphnia 1

> 100 mg/l

ErC50 (Algae)

> 100 mg/l

NOEC (Acute)

> 50 mg/l

12.2.       Persistence and Degradability 

AA Activated Alumina

Persistence and Degradability

Not established.

12.3.       Bioaccumulative Potential 

AA Activated Alumina

Bioaccumulative Potential

Not established.

12.4.       Mobility in Soil  No additional information available

12.5.       Other Adverse Effects

Other Information

:

Avoid release to the environment.

 

SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1.       Waste Treatment Methods 

Waste Disposal Recommendations:  Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national, and international regulations. 

Ecology - Waste Materials:  Avoid release to the environment. 

 

SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

The shipping description(s) stated herein were prepared in accordance with certain assumptions at the time the SDS was authored, and can vary based on a number of variables that may or may not have been known at the time the SDS was issued.

14.1.       In Accordance with DOT       Not regulated for transport

14.2.       In Accordance with IMDG    Not regulated for transport

14.3.       In Accordance with IATA      Not regulated for transport

 

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1.       US Federal Regulations 

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) (1344-28-1)

Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory
Subject to reporting requirements of United States SARA Section 313

SARA Section 313 - Emission Reporting

1 % (fibrous forms)

15.2.       US State Regulations 

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) (1344-28-1)

U.S. - Massachusetts - Right To Know List
U.S. - New Jersey - Right to Know Hazardous Substance List
U.S. - Pennsylvania - RTK (Right to Know) - Environmental Hazard List
U.S. - Pennsylvania - RTK (Right to Know) List

 

SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING DATE OF PREPARATION OR LAST REVISION

Date of Preparation or Latest Revision

:

12/14/2017

Other Information

:

This document has been prepared in accordance with the SDS requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200

This information is based on our current knowledge and is intended to describe the product for the purposes of health, safety and environmental requirements only. It should not therefore be construed as guaranteeing any specific property of the product.

 

SDS US (GHS HazCom)

 

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