Material Safety Data Sheet
MSDS No. 9605.26
Date of Preparation: 12/10/96
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product/Chemical Name: Alumina Trihydrate
Synonyms: Alumina Hydrate, ATH, Aluminum Hydroxide, Trihydrate D’aluminae, Hydrate d’aluminae, Gibbsite, Hydroxide
d’aluminum, Alumine hydrate, hydrated alumina, Trioxyde d’aluminum, Aluminum Trihydroxide, Al203·3H2O
General Use: refractory material, abrasive, fire retardant and smoke suppressant for plastics, ceramic material.
Manufacturer: The R. J. Marshall Company
Emergency Phone: (800) 424-9300
26776 W. 12 Mile Road
Date Revised: 6/4/03
Southfield, MI 48034-7807
Preparer: Stephanie Nichols
Phone (248) 353-4100, Fax (248) 948-6460
Section 2 - Composition / Information on Ingredients
Section 3 - Hazards Identification
Potential Health Effects
Primary Entry Routes: Inhalation, Eye, and Ingestion.
Inhalation: Inhalation of high concentrations of this inert nuisance particulate can result in mild irritation of the respiratory
Eye: May cause irritation through mechanical abrasion.
Skin: May cause irritation through mechanical abrasion.
Carcinogenicity: IARC, NTP, and OSHA do not list alumina trihydrate as a carcinogen.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Long-Term Exposure: n/a
Chronic Effects: n/a
Section 4 - First Aid Measures
Inhalation: If overcome by high dust concentrations, remove to a ventilated area.
Eye Contact: Flush eyes thoroughly for 15 minutes taking care to rinse under eyelids. Do not scrub. Abrasion may cause
irritation. If discomfort continues, continue to wash with water. If irritation pers