E M SCIENCE -- ALUMINUM CHLORIDE ANHYDROUS, AX0684 -- 6810-00N018293
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ALUMINUM CHLORIDE ANHYDROUS, AX0684
MSDS Date:10/27/1987
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N018293
MSDS Number: BKZQX
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:E M SCIENCE
Address:111 WOODCREST
City:CHERRY HILL
State:NJ
ZIP:08034-0395
Country:US
Info Phone Num:609-354-9200
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
CAGE:0SK29
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:E M SCIENCE
Address:480 DEMOCRATE RD
Box:70
City:GIBBSTOWN
State:NJ
ZIP:08027
Country:US
Phone:609-354-9200/800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
CAGE:0SK29
Company Name:EM INDUSTRIES INC CHEMICALS & PIGMENTS DIVISION
Address:7 SKYLINE DRIVE
Box:City:HAWTHORNE
State:NY
ZIP:10532
Country:US
Phone:914-592-4660
CAGE:0AL61

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ALUMINUM CHLORIDE; (ANHYDROUS)
CAS:7446-70-0
RTECS #:BD0525000

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:SEVERE THERMAL AND ACID BURNS RESULT
    FROM ANY BODILY CONTACT INHALALTION MAY BURN NASAL AND RESPIRATORY
    PASSAGES AS HCL FUMES ARE CREATED BY CONTACT OF DUST WITH MOIST
    AIR.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:DATA NOT AVAILABLE.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:GET MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ALL CASES OF OVEREXPOSURE. SKIN:
    IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER. EYES: FLUSH WITH
    WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN HOLDING EYELIDS APART. INHAL: REMOVE TO
    FRESH AI R; GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF BREATHING HAS STOPPED.
    INGEST: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING; GET IMMED MEDICAL ATTENTION. REMOVE
    CONTAMINATED CLOTHING PROMPTLY AND LAUNDER BEFORE REUSE.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point:NONCOMBUSTIBLE
Extinguishing Media:CO2, DRY CHEMICAL (DO NOT USE WATER)
Fire Fighting Procedures:CONTACT WITH WATER GENERATES EXCESSIVE HEAT.
    WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:CONTACT WITH WATER MAY CAUSE FIRE OR
    EXPLOSION.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:TAKE UP AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, THEN FLOOD WITH
    WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:NEUTRALIZE WITH SODA ASH.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. VENT
    ALL CONTAINERS CAREFULLY BEFORE OPENING. STORE IN COOL, DRY,
    WELL-VENTILATED AREA; OPEN CAUTIOUSLY.
Other Precautions:DO NOT BREATHE DUST OR VAPOR. DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON
    SKIN OR ON CLOTHING. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. RETAINED RESIDUE MAY
    MAKE EMPTY CONTAINERS HAZARDOUS; USE CAUTION.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:MATERIAL MUST BE HANDLED OR TRANSFERRED IN APPROVED FUME
    HOOD OR WITH EQUIVALENT VENITALTION.
Protective Gloves:NEOPRENE, NATRURAL RUBBER, PVC OR EQUAL.
Eye Protection:CHEM WRKRS GOG FULL LGTH FSHLD.
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. EYE WASH, DELUGE
    SHOWERS AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE READILY AVAILABLE.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. DO NOT TAKE
    INTERNALLY.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:C1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:356F,180C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:381F,194C
Vapor Density:9.19
Spec Gravity:2.46
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:YELLOWISH GRAY TO WHITE GRANULAR POWDER; PUNGENT
    HCL ODOR.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WATER
Stability Condition to Avoid:CONTACT WITH WATER; REACTS WITH MOISTURE,
    OR WATER PRODUCING EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HCL GAS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:HCL FUMES.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL CURRENT
    LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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