SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Aluminum Hydroxide Oxide Nanoparticles / Nanopowder
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. AL-OOH-02-NP
CAS #: 24623-77-6
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Chemical name: Boehmite, [ALOOH]
CAS-No: 24623-77-6 / 1318-23-6
EINECS-No: 246-368-8 / 215-284-3
Weight: >99 %
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Danger indication: None
Special comments on danger forpeople and environment: None
For additional information on toxicity, please refer to Section 11.
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Consult a physician if necessary.
Skin contact : Mechanical (dry) removal. Subsequent rinsing with water.
Eye contact: Intensive rinsing with water. Consult a physician if necessary.
Ingestion: Rinse out mouth and give plenty of waterto drink. Seek medical advice.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing media: Product itself is non-combustible. Fire extinguishing method of surrounding areas must be considered.
Unsafe extinguishing media: None.
Special exposure hazards : None.
Special protective equipment: None.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions: Avoid dust formation. In case of exposure to high levels of airborne
dust, wear a personal respirator in compliance with national legislation.
Environmental precautions : No special environmental precautions required.
Methods for clean-up: Take up mechanically. Dispose of absorbed material in accordance
within the regulations.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling: Avoid dust formation. No special handling advice required.
Storage: Dry storage.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure limits: OSHA-PEL:15 mg/m3 (total dust), 5 mg/m3 (respirable dust)
ACGIH-TWA: 10 mg/m3 (Value is for particulate matter containing no asbestos and <1%
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. When dust concentration is above the exposure limits, workers have to use appropriate certified respirators.
Wear suitable gloves.
Eye protection: Wear safety glasses/goggles to avoid eye contact.
Skin protection: No special protective equipment required.
Hygiene measures: Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling. Wash hands after handling
and before eating.
Other/general protection: None.
controls: No information available.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state: Powder
pH: 9 -10
Solubility in water: Insoluble
Density: 3,0 g/cm³ (20 ° C)
Vapor pressure: Not applicable
Boiling point: Not applicable
Melting point: Decomposes before melting
Flash point : Not applicable
Flammability: Not applicable
Auto ignition: Not applicable
Octanol-Water coefficient: Not applicable
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under normal conditions. Loss of water and decomposition starts at 340 °C.
Conditions to avoid: None
Hazardous reactions: No hazardous reactions known.
Hazardous polymerisation : Will not occur.
Hazardous decomposition: None
Additional information: Soluble in strong acids and caustic solutions.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
The product is non-toxic.
Acute oral toxicity: Rat, DL50 : >5000 mg/kg
Skin irritation: No effect.
Eye irritation: No effect.
Inhalation: May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
Ingestion: No information available.
Sensitization: No effect.
Carcinogenity: No known carcinogenic hazardous effects.
There is no evidence of any mutageneous or toxic effect on reproduction.
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Boehmite generates no risk for the environment. There is no ecotoxic classification for
Algae toxicity: Algae, ErC50 > 100 mg/l
Daphnia toxicity: Daphnia, EC50 > 100 mg/l.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste disposal : Reuse or recycle when possible.
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Spoiled packages: Empty containers should be taken for local recycling, recovery or waste
Further information: Can be landfilled, when in compliance with local regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADR, RID, GGVS, GGVE Not classified as hazardous goods.
ADN, ADR Not classified as hazardous goods.
IMDG, GGVSee Not classified as hazardous goods.
ICAO-TI, IATA-DGR Not classified as hazardous goods.
DOT Not regulated
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Labelling according to EC Directives: Not defined, product is not hazardous.
Water hazard class: Not hazardous to water.
R-phrases: Not applicable.
S-phrases: Not applicable.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2016 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.