Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Aluminum oxide

Revision Date:2024-01-20Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Aluminum oxide
  • CBnumber: CB9853056
  • CAS: 1344-28-1
  • EINECS Number: 215-691-6
  • Synonyms: ALUMINUM OXIDE,Al2O3

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordDanger
Precautionary statements
P410+P412 Protect from sunlight. Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50 oC/122oF.
P405 Store locked up.
P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.
P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P251 Pressurized container: Do not pierce or burn, even after use.
P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/…/equipment.
P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.
Hazard statements
H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness
H333 May be harmful if inhaled
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
H226 Flammable liquid and vapour
H225 Highly Flammable liquid and vapour
H222 Extremely flammable aerosol

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Aluminum oxide
  • Synonyms: ALUMINUM OXIDE,Al2O3
  • CAS: 1344-28-1
  • EC number: 215-691-6
  • MF: Al2O3
  • MW: 101.96

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Aluminum oxide

Advice for firefighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information

Do not use halocarbon extinguishers.

NFPA 704

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HEALTH 0 Poses no health hazard, no precautions necessary and would offer no hazard beyond that of ordinary combustible materials
FIRE 0 Materials that will not burn under typical fire conditions, including intrinsically noncombustible materials such as concrete, stone, and sand. Materials that will not burn in air when exposed to a temperature of 820 °C (1,500 °F) for a period of 5 minutes.(e.g. Carbon tetrachloride)
REACT 1 Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures (e.g. propene)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

No special environmental precautions required.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. strongly hygroscopic

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls

General industrial hygiene practice.

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection

Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection

Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Control of environmental exposure

No special environmental precautions required.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • Appearance powder
  • Odourodourless
  • Odour ThresholdNo data available
  • pH7.0±0.5 ( in H2O)
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: 2.040 °C
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range2.980 °C
  • Flash pointNot applicable
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)The product is not flammable.
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limitsNo data available
  • Vapour pressure1 hPa at 2.158 °C
  • Vapour densityNo data available
  • Relative density4,000 g/cm3
  • Water solubilityinsoluble
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterNo data available
  • Autoignition temperatureNo data available
  • Decomposition temperatureNo data available
  • ViscosityNo data available
  • Explosive propertiesNot explosive
  • Oxidizing propertiesThe substance or mixture is not classified as oxidizing.

Other safety information

No data available

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

No data available

Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

No data available

Conditions to avoid

Exposure to moisture

Incompatible materials

Strong acids, Strong bases, Chlorine trifluoride, Ethylene oxide, Halogenated hydrocarbon, Oxygen difluoride, Sodium nitrate, Vinyl compounds, Oxygen, Nitrates, Halogens

Hazardous decomposition products

Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Aluminum oxide Other decomposition products - No data available

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - male and female - > 10.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 401)
LC50 Inhalation - Rat - male and female - 4 h - > 2,3 mg/l (OECD Test Guideline 403)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 24 h (OECD Test Guideline 404)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: No eye irritation (OECD Test Guideline 405)
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
Draize Test - Guinea pig
Result: Does not cause skin sensitisation.
- Mouse
Result: Does not cause respiratory sensitisation.
Germ cell mutagenicity
Ames test Bacillus subtilis Result: negative (IUCLID)
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Additional Information
RTECS: BD1200000
Cough, chest pain, Difficulty in breathing, Gastrointestinal disturbance
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
Liver - Irregularities - Based on Human Evidence
Toxicity
Chronic inhalation of Al2O3 dusts may cause lung damage.

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

No data available

Persistence and degradability

The methods for determining the biological degradability are not applicable to inorganic substances.

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

No ecological problems are to be expected when the product is handled and used with due care and attention.

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.

Incompatibilities

Aluminum oxide should be kept well away from water. It is incompatible with strong oxidizers and chlorinated rubber. Aluminum oxide also reacts with chlorine trifluoride, ethylene oxide, sodium nitrate, and vinyl acetate. Exothermic reactions above 2008℃ with halocarbon vapors produce toxic hydrogen chloride and phosgene fumes.

Waste Disposal

Recycling and recovery is a viable option to disposal for aluminum metal and aluminum fluoride (A-57).

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as unused product.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods IMDG: Not dangerous goods IATA: Not dangerous goods

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Packaging group

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no

Special precautions for user

No data available

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Not Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
EC Inventory:Listed.

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Other Information

There is a different and hard crystalline form of aluminium oxide which occurs abundantly in nature under the name corundum (CAS 1302-74-5).Other melting points: 2015°C (corundum).Occurs also as the minerals: bauxite, bayerite, boehmite, diaspore, gibbsite.
Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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