|ALUMINIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0351 (February 2000)|
| CAS #: 1344-28-1
|EC Number: 215-691-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|ALUMINIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0351|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 1 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 2
|There is a different and hard crystalline form of aluminium oxide which occurs abundantly in nature under the name corundum (CAS 1302-74-5).
Other melting points: 2015°C (corundum).
Occurs also as the minerals: bauxite, bayerite, boehmite, diaspore, gibbsite.
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