Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1186 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Aluminum Sulfate  Laboratory Grade, Granular
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:Al(SO)xHO
RTECS:BD1700000 
C.A.SCAS# 7784-31-8
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Aluminum Sulfate  CAS# 7784-31-8 100% W/W None established 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation. Avoid breathing vapors, or dusts. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation. Avoid breathing vapors, or dusts. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Wash exposed area with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:None Known.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Remove all sources of ignition and ventilate area of leak or spill. Personnel may require protection from dust. Clean up in a manner that does not disperse dust into the air.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Wash thoroughly after handling. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:Dust mask
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Safety Glasses
Other Protective Equipment: Use safe laboratory handling procedures.
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:Liquifies on gradual heatingSpecific Gravity1.61
Boiling Point:~250 C (loses water) Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:N/A Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: N/A
Appearance and Odor: White granular or powder / no odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: None known
Materials to Avoid:
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Sulfur oxides, hydrolyzes to dilute sulfuric acid.
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Conditions aggravated/Target organs: None known. Acute: Irritation and pain to skin, eyes, lungs, mucous membranes, and GI tract. Irritation mainly due to formation of acid compounds resulting in coughing, nausea, and burns. Chronic: None known. 
DOT Classification: Not Regulated
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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