Agent Name

Trieicosylaluminum

CAS Number

1529-57-3

Formula

C60-H123-Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminum, trieicosyl-; Tri(eicosyl) aluminum; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for 1-eicosene and 1-eicosanol; [HSDB] Organic aluminum compounds are "some of the most important, highest volume, highest value organometallic compounds in production." [Ullmann]

Comments

Organoaluminum compounds are corrosive; Harmful if absorbed through the skin or inhaled; The butyl alkyls and below are pyrophoric; Aluminum alkyls are eye irritants; [HSDB] Organic aluminum compounds can cause irritation or burns, depending upon concentration; [Ullmann] TLV withdrawn for aluminum alkyls because of inadequate toxicological data; [ACGIH] See "Aluminum." See "ORGANOMETALS."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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