Agent Name

Magnesium aluminum oxide

CAS Number

12068-51-8

Formula

Al-O2.1/2Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Alumina magnesia; Aluminum magnesium oxide (Al2MgO4); Cernel I; Dialuminum magnesium tetraoxide; Magnesium aluminate; Aluminate (AlO21-), magnesium (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless solid in various forms; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Aluminum."

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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