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CRYOLITE ICSC: 1565
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

Aluminium trisodium fluoride
Sodium fluoaluminate
Sodium aluminium fluoride
Sodium hexafluoroaluminate
CAS # 15096-52-3 Na3AlF6
RTECS # WA9625000 Molecular mass: 209.9
UN #
EC Index # 009-016-00-2
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Nausea. Vomiting.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: T, N
R: 20/22-48/23/25-51/53
S: (1/2-)-22-37-45-61
Note: [C]
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2005

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CRYOLITE ICSC: 1565
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
CRYSTALS OR AMORPHOUS POWDER.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Fluoride) 2.5 mg/m as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued; (ACGIH 2005).
MAK: (as Fluoride) (Inhalable fraction) 1 mg/m; Peak limitation category: II(4); skin absorption (H); Pregnancy risk group: C; (DFG 2005).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the bones and teeth, resulting in fluorosis. Lungs may be affected by repeated or prolonged exposure to dust particles.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 1009C
Density: 2.95 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.042 (very poor)
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Occupational Exposure Limits.
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