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Material Safety Data Sheets Aluminium

Product and Company Identification

(Page 1 may be used as an emergency safety sheet)
Trade name: Aluminium Strand
Chemical abstract no.: None
Chemical family: Aluminium, Aluminium Alloy
NIOSH no.: None
Chemical name:
Hazchem code: None
Synonyms: Aluminium
UN no: None


Hazardous components: -
EEC classification: -

Hazards Identification

Eyes effects: eyes: None
Health effects - skin: None
Health effects – ingestion: None
Health effects – inhalation: None
Carcinogenicity: -
Mutagenicity: -

First Aid Measures

Product in eye: Not expected to require first aid measures
Product on skin: Not expected to require first aid measures
Product ingested: Not expected to require first aid measures
Product inhaled: Not expected to require first aid measures

Fire Fighting Measures

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or foam
Special hazards: Irritant fumes.
Protective clothing: None.

Accidental Release Measures

Personal Precautions: Spilt product presents a significant slip hazard.
Environmental precautions: Prevent materials entering drain sewers.
Decontamination Procedures: Soak up with inert absorbent or contain and remove by best available means.

Handling and Storage

Suitable material: Do not eat,drink or smoke whilst using this product.
To avoid the possibility of skin disorders, repeated or prolonged contact with the product should be avoided. It is essential to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene.
Handling/storage precautions: Store out of direct sunlight

Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering control measures: Ventilation requirements – local exhaust
Personal protection - respiratory: Use approved dust respirators
Personal protection - hand: Minimise contact with product. Wear gloves.
Personal protection - eye: Wear safety glasses.
Personal protection - skin: Minimise contact with product. Wear gloves and / or suitable long sleeved clothing

Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Bright, silver coloured metal
Odour: Mild
pH: N/A
Boiling point: 2327 °C
Melting point: 660°C typical
Flash point: 200°C typical
Flammibility: None
Autoflammibility: None
Explosive properties: None
Oxidizing properties: Not applicable
Vapour pressure: None
Density: 2.70 g/cm3
Solubility - water: Insoluble

Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage
Conditions to avoid: Reaction with Incompatibles
Materials to avoid: Mercury, Halocarbons, Halogens, Strong Oxidising Agents, Some Acids, Bases and other materials
Hazardous decomposition products: Toxic fumes may form when heated to decomposition

Toxicological Information

Acute toxicity: Not known
Skin and eye contact: Not known
Chronic toxicity: Not known
Carcinogenicity: Not known
Mutagenicity: Not known
Neurotoxicity: Not known
Reproductive hazards: Not known

Ecological Information

Aquatic toxicity - fish: Unlikely to be hazardous to aquatic life
Aquatic toxicity – daphnia : Unlikely to be hazardous
Aquatic toxicity – algae : Unlikely to be hazardous
Biodegradability: Not known
Bio-accumulation: The product has no potential for bioaccumulation.
Mobility: The product has no mobility in soil and can be substantially removed from effluent water in biological treatment processes

Disposal Considerations

Disposal methods: Disposal should be in accordance with local, regional or national legislation.
Disposal of packaging: N/A

Transport Information

PVC compounds are not listed as hazardous chemical substances and hence is not classified as dangerous for transport.

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