BBDKM - ATOMIZED ALUMINUM POWDER,ALCAN 201 OR X-85

Product Identification

Product ID:ATOMIZED ALUMINUM POWDER,ALCAN 201 OR X-85
MSDS Date:11/01/1986
FSC:6810
NIIN:00D000834
MSDS Number: BBDKM

Responsible Party
ALCAN ALUMINUM CO
CATON FARM ROAD AND ROUTE 53
JOLIET, IL 60434
US

Emergency Phone: (815) 727-5555

Cage: 76424

Contractor
ALCAN-TOYO AMERICA INC AFFIL OF ALCON ALUMINUM CORP
NAPERVILLE, IL 60540 US

Telephone: 708-505-2160

Cage: 76424

Ingredients

ALUMINUM (SARA III)

CAS: 7429-90-5

RTECS: BD0330000

Fraction By Weight: 100.0%

OSHA PEL 15MG/M3 DUST/5 FUME

ACGIH TLV: 10MG/M3 DUST; 9192

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:DUST MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT
IRRITATION.
Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION:HIGH CONCENTRATION CAN CAUSE
RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION;EYES:DUST MAY CAUSE
IRRITATION;SKIN:REPEATED AND PROLONGED CONTACT MAY CAUSE SLIGHT
IRRITATION;INGESTION:NEGLIGIBLE EFFECTS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PRE-EXISTING UPPER RESPIRATORY AND
LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS,BUT NOT LIMITED TO,BRONCHITIS,EMPHYSEMA AND
ASTHMA.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALE:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR, GIVE CPR/O*2 IF
NEED;EYES/SKIN:FLUSH W LG AMTS H*2O FOR 15 MIN;INGEST:RINSE MOUTH;
GET MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR EYES, BREATHING DIFFICULTY, OR OTHER
SYMPTOMS OF OVEREXPOSURE.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:USE CLASS"D" DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING AGENTS SUCH
AS DRY SAND; DO NOT USE WATER OR HALOGENATED AGENT AS EXTINGUISHER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS IN
PRESSURE DEMAND MODE;GENTLY COVER THE BURNING POWDER WITH
EXTINGUISHER(DO NOT MIX WITH POWDER).PREVENT DUST FORMATION.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:WATER & BURNING ALUMINUM POWDER REACT
VIOLENTLY FORMING HYDROGEN & ALUMINUM OXIDE.ALUMINUM DUST MAY BE
IGNITED BY STATIC DISCHARGE.DUST IN AIR MAY BE EXPLOSION.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:REMOVE ALL IGNITION SOURCES.USE NON-SPARKING
TOOLS(SHOVELS).WEAR APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTS.TRANSFER
SPILLED MATERIAL TO A LEAK PROOF CONTAINER FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE
DISPOSAL.IF VACUUM CLEANER IS USED,IT SHOULD BE GROUNDED TO
PREVENT STATIC.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:USE NON-SPARKING HANDLING
EQUIPMENT.COVER AND RESEAL PARTIALLY EMPTY CONTAINERS.KEEP
COMPLETELY DRY.STORAGE AREA MUST BE OF FIRE RESISTANT CONSTRUCTN.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE SUPPLIED AIR RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IN
CONFINED OR ENCLOSED SPACES IF NEEDED.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST,EXPLOSION PROOF,MINIMUM FACE VELOCITY 60
FPM.NO SMOKING OR OPEN LIGHT IN WORK AREA.
Protective Gloves:USE CHEMICAL RESISTANT GLOVES & APRON
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL GOGGLES OR FACE SPLASH SHIELD
Supplemental Safety and Health
MFR STATED THAT THE POWDER IS ATOMIZED & UNCOATED,SPHERICAL OR
IRREGULAR SHAPE;THE MSDS SHOWING "X" BEFOR THE P/N IS STRICTLY FOR
SPHERICAL POWDER COVERED BY MIL-A-23950 & MIL-A-82728.THE MSDS
SHOWING STRAIGHT NO IS FOR IRREGULAR SHAPED PARTICLES POWDER FOR
MIL-A-512;THIS ENTRY IS FOR P/N:ALCAN 201 & X-85,MIL-P-14067

Chemical Properties

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:4472F/2467C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:1220F/660C
Spec Gravity:2.70
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:DULL GRAY TO METALLIC SILVER APPEARANCE,NO ODOR

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WATER,HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS,MINERAL ACIDS,ALKALIS AND STRONG
OXIDIZING MATERIALS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:IMPROPER STORAGE WHICH WOULD ALLOW
INTRODUCTION OF WATER/MOISTURE,HEAT,SPARKS & FOREIGN MATERIAL.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:ALUMINUM WHEN REACTS WITH WATER,ACIDS
OR ALKALIS,IT FORMS COMBUSTIBLE HYDROGEN GAS.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:FOR DISPOSAL OF THIS MATERIAL AS A WASTE,ACT IN
ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL,STATE & LOCAL WASTE
MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS.MFR RECOMMENDS TO DISPOSE IN APPROVED
HAZARDOUS WASTE LANDFILL.

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