Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1176 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate Reagent Crystal
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 7784-13-6
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate CAS# 7784-13-6 100% W/W ACGIH TWA 2 mg (Al)/m 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
May cause irritation and burns. May be harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
May cause irritation and burns. May be harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. if irritation persists, seek medical attention.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: Give several glasses of milk or water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously, but DO NOT INDUCE! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:None Known.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state and local regulations.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:Dust Mask
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Use safe laboratory handling procedures.
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:DecomposesSpecific Gravity2.39
Boiling Point:N/A Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:N/A Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: N/A
Appearance and Odor: White crystal / slight HCL odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Heat, strong acids. May decompose on exposure to moist air
Materials to Avoid:
Strong acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
HCl gas, aluminum oxide
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, skin, and respiratory system. Conditions aggravated/Target organs: Persons with preexistiong skin, eye, or respiratory disorders are more susceptible. Acute: May cause irritation and pain to skin, eyes, lungs, and gastrol intestinal tract. Nausea, coughing. Chronic: Dermatitis. 
DOT Classification: Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic n.o.s. (Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate), 8, UN3260, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:1Date Entered: 5/23/2007 Approved by: WPF

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