Agent Name

Aluminum hydroxide oxide

CAS Number

24623-77-6

Formula

Al-H-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Alcoa HiQ 10; Alcoa HiQ 20; Alcoa HiQ 30; Alcoa HiQ 40; Alumina monohydrate; Aluminum metahydroxide (AlO(OH)); Aluminum monohydroxide monoxide; Aluminum oxide hydroxide; Aluminum oxide monohydrate; Aluminum oxyhydroxide; Boehmite; Catapal; Catapal A; Dispal 14R25; Dispal 23N4-80; Disperal; Disperal 100/2; HiQX; Pural NG; Versal 450; alpha-Aluminum oxide monohydrate; [ChemIDplus] Aluminum oxide hydrated; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes interstitial fibrosis and other changes in lungs in intratracheal lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, respirable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

15 mg/m3(total dust), 5 mg/m3(respirable fraction)

MAK

4 mg/m3, (inhalable fraction), 1.5 mg/m3 (respirable fraction)

Explanatory Notes

TLV, PEL, and MAK values for aluminum metal and insoluble compounds;

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