Agent Name

Tris(dodecyl)aluminum

CAS Number

1529-59-5

Formula

C36-H75-Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminum, tridodecyl-; Tri(dodecyl) aluminum; Tridodecylaluminum; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for 1-dodecene and 1-dodecanol; [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irritants; [HSDB] Organic aluminum compounds can cause irritation or burns, depending upon concentration; [Ullmann] TLV withdrawn for aluminum alkyls because of inadequate toxicological data; [ACGIH] See "Aluminum."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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