MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

Technical Name    Poly Alluminium Chloride   

Synonyms : PAC, Poly aluminum hydrochloride

Chemical Formula :       (Aln (OH)m Cl 3n-m)

Chemical Classification : Acid

Hazard Class  8- Corrosive

CAS Regi stry No : 1327-41-9           Haz Chern  Code    Hazardous Waste ID 

UN No :  1760

Product  Use :  Used as a Coagulant for the treatment of drinking water.   Used as a sizing agent in Paper Industry

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous Ingredient :  LD50

Poly aluminium chloride

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

State 

Clear Liquid

Molecular weight

Formula : (Aln (OH)m  Cl 3n-m)

Containing 9.5 w/w/ Al2 o3  min 2.3

Vapour  pressure  : 30 mm Hg at 0°C

Melting Point  : —

Concentration : 10 %

Colour

Amber-light yellow

Specific gravity : 1.2g/Cm3 at 20°C

Vapour density : —

Boiling Point : —

CAS/UN NO :1327-41-9

Odour

Odourless

Water  solubility :  Highly soluble miscible   pH     in all proportions.

Freezing Point   :   10oC

Others : —

LC 50

FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flammability

Non Flammable

Auto ignition temperature products

Sensitivity to chemical impact  discharge

TOG Flammability

Explosive range

Flash Point

Hazardous combustion

Sensitivity to static

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical Stability

Stable at normal temperature and  pressure Reactivity

products

Reacts aggressively with some metal  surfaces (e.g.galvanised metal, aluminium   copper, zinc and  alloys of these metals)

Dangerous reaction

react with meal to liberate  flammable  hydrogen gas.

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route of entry

Skin Contact. Ingestion,  inhalation.

Effects on acute exposure

Skin Contact:- May cause burns-  mild burns with 10%

Eye Contact :-  May cause corneal damage

Ingestion :- May cause damage to mucous, membranes,nausea. vomiting

Sensitization to Material        : —

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement : Rubber lined tanks, plastic  tanks glass reinforced plastic tanks.

Engineering Controls :Non Combustable  &  Corrosion resistant floor, dike  wall.

Permissible     limits

TLV(c).2Mg/M3

Lethal dose

Effects on Chronic exposure

Synergistic materials : —

Handling Methods: Pumping

Personal protective equipment 

Protective clothing, rubber gloves Eye goggles /  face shield, Gum boot.

Leak, spill handling:

Do not allow run off to enter sewers or water ways small spills of liquid, absorb with sand large spills of liquid, contain then neutralise with caustic soda solution and dispose.

Waste disposal

Disposal of PAC using a licensed  waste disposal contractor

EMERGENCY / FIRST- AID MEASURES

Fire   extinguishment

Not flammable

Eyes &Skin : Ingestion

Special shipping information

Special procedure

Wash with running water atleast for 15 minutes , Do not induce vomiting, give small quantity of water to dilute the substance seek medical attention.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Poly aluminium chloride becomes unstable when stored or transported at temperature higher than 40oC

MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA

THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED

Chemicals & Fertilisers

Division. KOVVUR-  534 350, A.P.

Phones : 231597,231598,231599

Telex   :0474-242

Grams  : CHEMICALS

Fax      :08813-231218

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