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CRYOLITEICSC: 1565
April 2005
CAS #: 15096-52-3Aluminium trisodium fluoride
Sodium fluoaluminate
Sodium aluminium fluoride
Sodium hexafluoroaluminate
EINECS #: 239-148-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Nausea. Vomiting.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
CRYOLITE ICSC: 1565
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
CRYSTALS OR AMORPHOUS POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: Na3AlF6
Molecular mass: 209.9
Melting point: 1009°C
Density: 2.95 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.042 (very poor) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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. This may result in fluorosis. Repeated or prolonged inhalation of dust particles may cause effects on the lungs. 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 1 mg/m3, - ppm, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK not established 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 20/22-48/23/25-51/53; S: (1/2)-22-37-45-61; Note: C 

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