Agent Name

Tritetradecylaluminum

CAS Number

1529-58-4

Formula

C42-H87-Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminum, tris(tetradecyl)-; Aluminum, tritetradecyl-; Tri(tetradecyl) aluminum; Tris(tetradecyl)aluminum; [ChemIDplus] UN3051

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Sources/Uses

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[HSDB] Organic aluminum compounds can cause irritation or burns, depending upon concentration; [Ullmann] TLV withdrawn for aluminum alkyls because of inadequate toxicological data; [ACGIH] See "Aluminum."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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Aluminum alkyls."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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