Agent Name

Aluminum acetylacetonate

CAS Number

13963-57-0

Formula

C15-H21-Al-O6

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tris(acetylacetonate) aluminum(III); Aluminum complex of acetylacetone; Aluminum triacetylacetonate; Aluminum tris(acetylacetonate); Aluminum(III) acetylacetonate; Tris(2,4-pentanedionato)aluminum; Tris(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')aluminum; Tris(2,4-pentanedione)aluminum; Tris(acetylacetonato) aluminium; Tris(acetylacetonato) aluminium(III); Tris(acetylacetonato)aluminum; Tris(acetylacetone)aluminum; Tris(acetylacetonyl)aluminum; Aluminium tris(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O'); Aluminum, tris(2,4-pentanedionato)-; Aluminum, tris(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-; Aluminum, tris(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-, (OC-6-11)- (9CI); Aluminum, tris(2,4-pentanedionato-kappaO,kappaO')-, (OC-6-11)-; Aluminum, tris(2,4-pentanedionato-kappaO2,kappaO4)-, (OC-6-11)-; [ChemIDplus] Aluminum 2,4-pentanedionate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3467

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White or cream colored powder; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst and for the deposition of aluminum; [Hawley]

Comments

Causes cardiomyopathy in intravenous lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] An irritant; Toxic by ingestion; May release 2,4-pentanedione; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, respirable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

15 mg/m3(total dust)

MAK

4 mg/m3(inhalable fraction), 1.5 mg/m3 (respirable fraction)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic compound, toxic, solid, n.o.s." TLV, PEL, and MAK values for aluminum metal and insoluble compounds;

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