Agent Name

Aluminum chlorohydrate

CAS Number

12042-91-0

Formula

Al2-Cl-H5-O5

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminum chlorhydroxide; Aluminum chlorhydrate; Aluminum chlorhydrol; Aluminum hydroxide chloride; Aluminum hydroxychloride; Aluminum hydroxychloride, dihydrate; Aluminum monochloride pentahydroxide; Basic aluminum chlorate (Al2(OH)5Cl); Chloropentahydroxydialuminum; Locron Extra; Locron L; Locron flakes; Locron powder; Locron solution; Macrospherical 95; Wickenol 303; Wickenol 321; Wickenol 323; Wickenol 324; Aluminum chloride hydroxide (Al2Cl(OH)5); Aluminum chlorohydroxide, dihydrate; Dialuminium chloride pentahydroxide; [ChemIDplus] Aluminiumchloridhydroxid; Aluminiumhydrochlorid; Aluminiumhydroxichlorid; Aluminiumhydroxychlorid; Aluminum chloride; Basic aluminum chloride; Basisches Aluminiumchlorid; Dialuminium chloride pentahydroxide; Locron P; Locron S; Tanfix Al; [IUCLID]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to off-white odorless powder; 50% solubility in water; [AIC MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as an astringent in antiperspirants and as a flocculent in water purification; [REPROTOX] Used in processing leather, paper, pulp, board, polymers, textiles, and cosmetics; Used as a ceramics polish, cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, filler, impregnating agent, photochemical, and tanning agent; [IUCLID]

Comments

Not irritating to rabbit skin or eyes; A 6-month inhalation study of rats produced respiratory tract histopathology, but no other adverse effects at 2.5 and 25 mg/m3; No compound related mortalities observed in 90-day inhalation studies of rats, rabbits, cats, and guinea pigs at 170 mg/m3; [IUCLID] Mildly irritating to human skin; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Poses little or no health hazard; [AIC MSDS] See "Aluminum."

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