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44563 Aluminum sulfate, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
10043-01-3
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
44563-06 5g 40.20
44563-14 25g 127.00
44563-22 100g 370.00
44563-36 500g 1345.00
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Aluminum sulfate, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003423
EINECS
233-135-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
Al2(SO4)3
Formula Weight
342.15
Form
Powder, Packaged under argon
Melting point
770°
Density
2.71
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol and dilute mineral acids. Insoluble in ethanol.

Applications

Aluminum sulfate acts as a flocculating agent in the purification of drinking water, and in waste water treatment plants. It acts as a mordant in dyeing, printing, textiles and also used in paper manufacturing. It is a waterproofing agent and accelerator in concrete. Further, it is used as a foaming agent in fire fighting foam, photographic film and in photochemicals. It is also used in styptic pencils, pain relief and in dentistry for gingival retraction cords.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and moisture.

Literature References

Matori, K. A.; Wah, L. C.; Hashim, M.; Ismail, I.; Zaid, M. H. M. Phase transformations of α-alumina made from waste aluminum via a precipitation technique. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13 (12), 16812-16821.

Lv, Y. L.; Chen, C. Y.; Mao, Z. H. Preparation of Alumina from Fly Ash by Sulfuric Acid. Adv. Mater. Res. 2013, 734, 1551-1554.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H318-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,366
Harmonized Tariff Code
2833.22
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD1700000

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