Agent Name

Potassium hexafluoroaluminate

CAS Number

13775-52-5

Formula

Al-F6.3K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminate(3-), hexafluoro-, potassium (1:3), (OC-6-11)-; Aluminate(3-), hexafluoro-, tripotassium, (OC-6-11)-; Tripotassium hexafluoroaluminate; [ChemIDplus] Potassium aluminum fluoride; Potassium fluoroaluminat; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to off-white odorless crystals; Soluble in water; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Chronic fluoride exposure may cause damage to teeth and bones; Assumed toxic by all routes of exposure; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Sodium aluminum fluoride."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3as F, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

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