Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Aluminum Chloride, Anhydrous
Aluminum Chloride, anhydrous
Synonym: Trichloro Aluminum
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. Call emergency medical service for transport to a medical facility.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Rinse out mouth, give 1 to 2 cups of water or milk, induce vomiting. After vomiting, give mixture of 2 Tbs. of activated
charcoal mixed with one cup of water. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
When heating material always wear a NIOSH-approved respirator with proper cartridges or a positive pressure, air-supplied
respirator when handling this material in emergency situations (spill or fire).
White to pale-yellow powder.
Reacts violently with water to liberate HCl. Slightly toxic by ingestion and inhalation.
Corrosive to body tissues. Avoid all body contact.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable solid.
Reacts violently with water to produce hydrogen chloride gas.
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher.
Firefighters should wear PPE and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel area. Keep moisture and water from material. Gather up material in a pile (do not sweep). Dispose
of material using Flinn suggested disposal method #1b. DO NOT dispose of in the trash.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: I