NIOSH Publication No. 2005-151:

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

September 2005

Aluminum (soluble salts and alkyls, as Al)

CAS


RTECS
Synonyms & Trade Names

Synonyms vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
DOT ID & Guide
3051 / 135 (Aluminum alkyls)

Exposure
Limits

NIOSH REL: TWA 2 mg/m3
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH
N.D. See: IDLH INDEX
Conversion
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.
Properties vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.











Incompatibilities & Reactivities

Varies
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 7013, 7300, 7301, 7303; OSHA ID121
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation
(See protection)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily

First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations
Not available.
Important additional information about respirator selection
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Irritation skin, respiratory system; skin burns
Target Organs
Skin, respiratory system
See also: INTRODUCTION