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POTASSIUM ALUMINIUM SULPHATE (Dodecahydrate)
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Potassium Aluminum Sulphate (Dodecahydrate)

Synonyms : Potash Alum

CAS No

7784-24-9

Molecular Formula

KAl(SO4)2.12H2O

Molecular Weight

474.38

Description

White Crystalline Powder

Grade

Technical*

SPECIFICATION

Assay

98.0 % MIN

*Also available Pure, Pharma passing, LR, AR and ACS Grade

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Material Safety Data Sheet

Potassium Aluminium Sulphate (Dodecahydrate)

 

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

 

Chemical Name: Potassium Aluminium Sulphate (Dodecahydrate)

 

CAS#: 7784-24-9

RTECS: WS5690000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found.

CI#: Not available.

Synonym: Potassium alum; Aluminum Potassium Sulfate

Dodecahydrate; Sulfuric Acid, Aluminum Potassium Salt

(2:1:1), Dodecahydrate.

Chemical Formula: AlK(SO4)2.12H2O

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Vishnupriya Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

 

Office No. 7, Meridian apartments

Lake Hills Road, New MLA Quarters

Basheerbagh, Hyderabad 63,  A.P

Tel :  040 - 23225550

Fax : 040 23223177

Email : info@vishnupriya.in

Website : www.vishnupriya.in

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

 

Composition:

 

Name

CAS #

% by Weight

Potassium Aluminium Sulphate (Dodecahydrate)

7784-24-9

100

 

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Aluminum potassium sulfate LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available.

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

 

Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

 

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.

Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

 

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at

least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention.

 

Skin Contact:

In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove

contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used.Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes

before reuse. Get medical attention.

 

Serious Skin Contact:

Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical

attention.

 

Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get

medical attention.

 

Serious Inhalation: Not available.

 

Ingestion:

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an

unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight

clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

 

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

 

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

 

Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable.

 

Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable.

 

Flash Points: Not applicable.

 

Flammable Limits: Not applicable.

 

Products of Combustion: Not available.

 

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not applicable.

 

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.

 

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Not applicable.

 

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.

 

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

 

Small Spill:

Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by

spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority

requirements.

 

Large Spill:

Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water

on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.

 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

 

Precautions:

Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory

equipment. If you feel unwell, seek medical attention and show the label when possible. Avoid contact with skin

and eyes. Keep away from incompatibles such as oxidizing agents, metals, alkalis.

 

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 25C (77F).

 

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

 

Engineering Controls:

Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below

recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to

airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

 

Personal Protection:

Splash goggles. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.

Gloves.

 

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used

to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist

BEFORE handling this product.

 

Exposure Limits: Not available.

 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

 

Physical state and appearance: Solid.

 

Odor: Odorless.

 

Taste: Not available.

 

Molecular Weight: 474.38 g/mole

 

Color: White.

 

pH (1% soln/water): Not available.

 

Boiling Point: Not available.

 

Melting Point: 92.5C (198.5F)

 

Critical Temperature: Not available.

 

Specific Gravity: 1.757 (Water = 1)

 

Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.

 

Vapor Density: 16.4 (Air = 1)

 

Volatility: Not available.

 

Odor Threshold: Not available.

 

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

 

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

 

Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water.

 

Solubility: Partially soluble in cold water.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

 

Stability: The product is stable.

 

Instability Temperature: Not available.

 

Conditions of Instability: Incompatible Materials

 

Incompatibility with various substances: Reactive with oxidizing agents, metals, alkalis.

 

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

 

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, bases, and metals (steel, aluminum, copper, zinc.)

 

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

 

Polymerization: Will not occur.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

 

Routes of Entry: Inhalation. Ingestion.

 

Toxicity to Animals:

LD50: Not available.

LC50: Not available.

 

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

 

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: May cause adverse reproductive effects (fetotoxicity) based on animal data.

 

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Acute Potential Health Effects:

Skin: May cause skin irritation particularly on abraded skin.

Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation.

Inhalation: Dust may cause irritation of the respiratory tract and mucous membranes.

Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation. Symptoms may range from mild abdominal cramping and

nausea, to severe vomiting and hemorrhagic gastroenteritis depending on the concentration and amount ingested.

Ingestion may also produce a feeling of dryness and puckering of the mucous membranes of the mouth and

throat. May also affect behavior

The toxicological properties of this product have not been fully investigated.

 

Section 12: Ecological Information

 

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

 

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

 

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may

arise.

 

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.

 

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

 

Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental

control regulations.

 

 

 

 



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