Agent Name

Diethylaluminum hydride

CAS Number

871-27-2

Formula

C4-H11-Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminum, diethylhydro-; Diethylhydridoaluminium; [ChemIDplus] UN3394

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Trimethylaluminum."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometalliic substance, liquid, pyrophoric, water-reactive."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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