Trimethylaluminum

CAS #

(CH3)3 Al

Request Quote

PRODUCT PRODUCT CODE
REQUEST A QUOTE
SAFETY DATA TECHNICAL DATA
(2N) 99% Trimethylaluminum AL-TME-02 Pricing
(3N) 99.9% Trimethylaluminum AL-TME-03 Pricing
(4N) 99.99% Trimethylaluminum AL-TME-04 Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Trimethylaluminum AL-TME-05 Pricing

Properties

Compound Formula C3H9Al
Molecular Weight 72.09
Appearance Colorless iquid
Melting Point 15 °C
Boiling Point 125-126°C
Density 0.752 g/mL
Monoisotopic Mass 72.051964
Exact Mass 72.051964

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H250-H260-H314
Hazard Codes F,C
Risk Codes 14-17-34
Safety Statements 16-43-45
RTECS Number BD2050000
Transport Information UN 3394 4.2/PG 1
WGK Germany 3
MSDS / SDS

About

Trimethylaluminum (TMA) is a precursor for Aluminum Oxide deposition and is the most popular aluminum precursor used for the production of Metal-Organic Vapor-Phase Epitaxy. Trimethylaluminum is also used as a methylation agent and is often released from sounding rockets as a tracer in studies of upper atmospheric wind patterns. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Trimethylaluminium is available in a wide range of ultra-high purity grades. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Synonyms

Aluminum trimethanide; TMA; AlMe3; Aluminum trimethanide; aluminum, trimethyl-; Trimethylalane

Chemical Identifiers

Formula (CH3)3 Al
CAS 75-24-1
Pubchem CID 16682925
MDL MFCD00009015
EC No. 200-853-0
IUPAC Name trimethylalumane
Beilstein Registry No. 3587197
SMILES C[Al](C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3CH3.Al/h3*1H3;
InchI Key JLTRXTDYQLMHGR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Aluminum products. Aluminum (or Aluminum) (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element. Aluminum Bohr Model Aluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental AluminumAlthough it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827.

Recent Research

Aluminum nanopyramid array with tunable ultraviolet-visible-infrared wavelength plasmon resonances for rapid detection of carbohydrate antigen 199., Li, Wanbo, Qiu Yongcai, Zhang Li, Jiang Lelun, Zhou Zhangkai, Chen Huanjun, and Zhou Jianhua , Biosens Bioelectron, 2016 May 15, Volume 79, p.500-7, (2016)

Uptake and degradation of Orange II by zinc aluminum layered double oxides., Zhang, Luhong, Xiong Zhigang, Li Li, Burt Ryan, and Zhao X S. , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2016 May 1, Volume 469, p.224-30, (2016)

A ratiometric fluorescent probe for aluminum ions based-on monomer/excimer conversion and its applications to real samples., Xie, Huiting, Wu Yinglong, Huang Jing, Zeng Fang, Wu Hao, Xia Xitao, Yu Changmin, and Wu Shuizhu , Talanta, 2016 May 1, Volume 151, p.8-13, (2016)

Urinary elimination kinetics of 3-hydroxybenzo(a)pyrene and 1-hydroxypyrene of workers in a prebake aluminum electrode production plant: Evaluation of diuresis correction methods for routine biological monitoring., Lutier, Simon, Maître Anne, Bonneterre Vincent, Bicout Dominique J., Marques Marie, Persoons Renaud, and Barbeau Damien , Environ Res, 2016 May, Volume 147, p.469-79, (2016)

Caspase-3 is Involved in Aluminum-Induced Impairment of Long-Term Potentiation in Rats Through the Akt/GSK-3β Pathway., Zhang, Huifang, Yang Xiaojuan, Qin Xiujun, and Niu Qiao , Neurotox Res, 2016 May, Volume 29, Issue 4, p.484-94, (2016)

Aluminum chloride induces neuroinflammation, loss of neuronal dendritic spine and cognition impairment in developing rat., Cao, Zheng, Yang Xu, Zhang Haiyang, Wang Haoran, Huang Wanyue, Xu Feibo, Zhuang Cuicui, Wang Xiaoguang, and Li Yanfei , Chemosphere, 2016 May, Volume 151, p.289-95, (2016)

Micro-scale finite element modeling of ultrasound propagation in aluminum trabecular bone-mimicking phantoms: A comparison between numerical simulation and experimental results., Vafaeian, B, Le L H., Tran T N. H. T., El-Rich M, El-Bialy T, and Adeeb S , Ultrasonics, 2016 May, Volume 68, p.17-28, (2016)

Rapid activation of catalase followed by citrate efflux effectively improves aluminum tolerance in the roots of chick pea (Cicer arietinum)., Sharma, Manorma, Sharma Vinay, and Tripathi Bhumi Nath , Protoplasma, 2016 May, Volume 253, Issue 3, p.709-18, (2016)

Super magnetic nanoparticles NiFe2O4, coated with aluminum-nickel oxide sol-gel lattices to safe, sensitive and selective purification of his-tagged proteins., Mirahmadi-Zare, Seyede Zohreh, Allafchian Alireza, Aboutalebi Fatemeh, Shojaei Pendar, Khazaie Yahya, Dormiani Kianoush, Lachinani Liana, and Nasr-Esfahani Mohammad-Hossein , Protein Expr Purif, 2016 May, Volume 121, p.52-60, (2016)

Aluminum electrocoagulation as pretreatment during microfiltration of surface water containing NOM: A review of fouling, NOM, DBP, and virus control., Chellam, Shankararaman, and Sari Mutiara Ayu , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Mar 5, Volume 304, p.490-501, (2016)