Material Safety Data
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate Dodecahydrate
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Aluminum Potassium Sulfate
Catalog Numbers: S70456, S70459, S70459-1,
A601 3, A601 500, A601-3, A601-500, A6013, A601500, A605, A605-12, A605-212,
A605-500, A605212, A605500, S704591
Synonyms: Alum; Aluminum
potassium sulfate, dodecahydrate; Kalinite; Potassium alum; Sulfuric acid,
aluminum potassium salt.
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Aluminum Potasium Sulfate Dodecahydrate
Hazard Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: white. Caution! Contact with skin causes
irritation and possible burns, especially if the skin is wet or moist. May cause
respiratory and digestive tract irritation. May cause severe eye irritation and
Target Organs: None.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Contact with skin causes irritation and possible
burns, especially if the skin is wet or moist.
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Inhalation: Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract.
Chronic: No information found.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty
of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing
and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: If victim
is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything
by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms
Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air
immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by
thermal decomposition or combustion. Vapors may be heavier than air. They can
spread along the ground and collect in low or confined areas.
Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use water, dry
chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Use agent most appropriate
to extinguish fire.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Clean up spills immediately,
observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Sweep up, then place
into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove
contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash
clothing before reuse. Discard contaminated shoes.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep containers tightly closed. Keep away from
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Aluminum Potasium Sulfate Dodecahydrate
OSHA Vacated PELs: Aluminum
Potasium Sulfate Dodecahydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical
safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29
CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that
meets OSHA's 29 CFR §1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard
EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate:Not applicable.
Viscosity: Not applicable.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:92.5 deg C
Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Decomposition Temperature:200 deg C
(estimated) Health: 2; Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0
Upper: Not available.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials, excess heat.
Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, steel, aluminum, copper, zinc.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sulfur, aluminum oxide,
oxides of potassium.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported
Section 11 -
CAS# 7784-24-9: WS5690000
CAS# 7784-24-9: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 7784-24-9 is not listed on the
TSCA inventory. It is for research and development use only.
Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health &
Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals
in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this
material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in
this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 7784-24-9: chronic.
This material contains Aluminum Potasium Sulfate
Dodecahydrate (listed as ** undefined **), 100%, (CAS# 7784-24-9) which is
subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of SARA Title III and 40
CFR Part 373.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any
hazardous air pollutants. This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone
depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed
as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are
listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7784-24-9 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the
chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
CAS# 7784-24-9: No information available.
None of the chemicals in this product
are listed on the DSL or NDSL list. This product has a WHMIS classification of
CAS# 7784-24-9 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7784-24-9: OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3
OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 2 mg(
Al)/m3 OEL-DENMARK:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 OEL-FRANCE:TWA 2
HE NETHERLANDS:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 OEL-RUSSIA:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3
:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 OEL-UNITED
TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 OEL IN BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN, KOREA check ACGIH
TLV OEL IN NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGI TLV
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #1 Date: 8/02/2000
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