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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 41.40
44563-14 25g 131.00
44563-22 100g 381.00
44563-36 500g 1385.00
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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: H318

Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P310

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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

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

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