Agent Name

Aluminum phosphate

CAS Number

7784-30-7

Formula

O4-P.Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminiumphosphat [German]; Aluminophosphoric acid; Aluminum acid phosphate; Aluminum monophosphate; Aluphos; FFB 32; Monoaluminum phosphate; Phosphaljel; Phosphalugel; Aluminium orthophosphate, natural; Phosphoric acid, aluminum salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus] Aluminium orthophosphate; [Merck Index] Adju-phos; Aluminophosphate (AlPO4); Aluminum phosphate, solution; Aluminum phosphate solution; Fabutit 320; Fabutit 748; FB 67; Fosfalumina; K-Bond 90; Monoaluminum phosphate; Phosphaluvet; VPI; [CAMEO]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Naturally occurring in the minerals angelite, coeruleolactite, evansite, lucinite, metavariscite, sterretite, variscite, vashegyite, wavellite, and zepharovicht; Used as cement in admixture with calcium sulfate and sodium silicate, as flux for ceramics, in dental cements, for special glasses, and as therapeutic antacid; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause mechanical irritation; [ICSC] Solution is corrosive to tissue; [CAMEO] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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