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21645-51-2 - Aluminum hydroxide, 76.5% min - 12366 - Alfa Aesar

12366 Aluminum hydroxide, 76.5% min

CAS Number
21645-51-2
Synonyms

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100g 18.00
500g 39.80
2kg 111.00
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Aluminum hydroxide, 76.5% min

MDL
MFCD00003420
EINECS
244-492-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlH3O3
Formula Weight
78.00
Form
Granular
Solubility
Soluble in alkaline aqueous solution, hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid solution. Insoluble in water.

Applications

As absorbent, in chromatography, manufacturing of glass, paper, inks, ceramics, lubricants, cosmeticsAluminum hydroxide is used as a desiccant powder, filler in paper, plastics, rubber and cosmetics. It is used as a smoke suppressant and mordant dye. It is also used in drugs as antacid and antihyperphosphatemic. It is also used as a Claus catalyst support for waterproof fabrics. It is an important starting material for the preparation of other aluminum compounds, calcined alumina, aluminum sulfate, polyaluminum chloride, zeolites, sodium aluminate, activated alumina and aluminum nitrate. In addition, it is used as a fire retardant.

Notes

Incompatible with strong acids and strong bases.

Literature References

Yang, D.; Hu, Y.; Li, H.; Song, L.; Xu, H.; Li, B. Synergistic flame retardant effect of alpha-zirconium phosphate in low-density polyethylene/ethylene-vinyl acetate/aluminum hydroxide hybrids. J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 2015, 119 (1), 619-624.

Kinoshita, K.; Yanagimoto, H.; Suzuki, T.; Minami, H. Influence of the molecular-oriented structure of ionic liquids on the crystallinity of aluminum hydroxide prepared by a sol-gel process in ionic liquids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (28), 18705-18709.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,342
Harmonized Tariff Code
2818.30
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD0940000

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