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Certificate of Analysis

Aluminum carbide, 99+% (metals basis)

CAS: 1299-86-1 MDL: MFCD00003425  EINECS: 215-076-2
UN#:UN1394Hazard Class:4.3Packing Group:II


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Chemical Properties

Formula: Al4C3  Melting point: 2100° (dec. >2200&
Formula weight: 143.96  Density: 2.36
Form: -325 Mesh, typically 10 microns or less Sensitivity: Moisture Sensitive


Decomposes in water with the evolution of methane

Other References

Merck: 14,335
UN#: UN1394
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2849.90

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H228-H261-H315-H319-H335

Flammable solid. In contact with water releases flammable gas. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P210-P231+P232-P261-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

FlammableHarmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 11-15-36/37/38
Flammable. Contact with water liberates highly flammable gases. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Phrases: 26-37-43
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves.
Irritant Highly Flammable