|Appearance/Form||White crystalline powder|
|pH||5.9 at 20 °C (68 °F)|
|Solubility||Slightly soluble in water|
|Density||3.1 g/mL at 25 °C (77 °F)|
|Other||Sublimes at approximately 1250 °C|
|Storage||Keep in a tightly closed container. Store in a dry, well-ventilated place.|
|Special Requirements||Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation where dust may be formed.|
|Uses||Productions of aluminum to lower the melting point and increase the conductivity of the electrolyte, flux ceramic glazes and enamels, manufacture of aluminum silicate, and as a catalyst|
|Transport Information||Not Regulated|
|Safety and Hazards Information|
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302 Skin irritation (Category 2), H315
Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Signal word Warning
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear eye protection/ face protection.
P280 Wear protective gloves.
P301 + P312 + P330 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you >feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340 + P312 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position
comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P332 + P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
P337 + P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none
|Handling and Storage|
Precautions for safe handling Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Further processing of solid materials may result in the formation of combustible dusts. The potential for combustible dust formation should be taken into consideration before additional processing occurs.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Storage class (TRGS 510): Non-Combustible Solids
Specific end use(s)Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated