Aluminum oxide decomposition
****Section 1 - Chemical Product And Company Identification ****
MSDS Name: Aluminum Oxide, Activated, Acidic, for Column Chromatography, 50-200
Synonym: Aluminum Oxide; Morin Dyed.
**** SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS ****
| CAS# | Chemical Name | % | EINECS# |
| 1344-28-1 |Aluminum oxide | 100 | 215-691-6 |
Hazard Symbols: None Listed.
Risk Phrases: None Listed.
**** SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION ****
Potential Health Effects
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.
Dust may cause mechanical irritation. Low hazard for usual
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause lung damage.
Chronic inhalation of fine dusts may cause lung damage.
**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while
removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if
irritation develops or persists.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not
breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult,
give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Notes to Physician:
**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in
pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full
Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to
extinguish surrounding fire.
**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated
in Section 8.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal
container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****
Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and
accumulation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Avoid
contact with eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry,