Agent Name

Aluminum, pyro powders/welding fumes

Formula

Varies

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Synonyms vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific aluminum compound.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide from the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "powder, pyrophoric." TLV withdrawn; See "Aluminum metal and insoluble compounds." [ACGIH]

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