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Activated Alumina (All Grades), Solid

WHMIS Number: 00062014 Page 3

Xebec Inc. Date of Revision: 2006 February 10

large amounts

(several grams/day) may result in osteomalacia (softening and bending of the

bones).

(4)

Hazardous Ingredients

CAS No.

ACGIH TLV

%

Aluminium Oxide

001344 -28-1

10 mg/M3 as Al *A4

85 - 100

3. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

(Not Intended As Specifications)

A4 = Not classifiable as a human carcinogen.

(ACGIH- A4)

5. FIRST AID MEASURES

FIRST AID PROCEDURES The following recommendations pertains only to Activated Alumina.

.

Inhalation: Move victim to fresh air. Give artificial respiration ONLY if breathing has

stopped. Give cardiopulmonary resuscitation Obtain medical attention IMMEDIATELY.

(CPR)

if there is no breathing AND no pulse.

. Skin Contact: Start flushing while removing contaminated clothing. Wash affected areas thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation, redness, or a burning sensation develops and persists, repeat flushing and obtain medical attention.

. Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with running water for a minimum of 20 minutes. Hold eyelids open during flushing. If irritation persists, repeat flushing. Obtain medical attention IMMEDIATELY.

. Ingestion: Do not attempt to give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If victim is alert and not convulsing, rinse mouth out and give 1/2 to 1 glass of water to dilute

material. IMMEDIATELY contact local Poison Control Centre. Vomiting should only be induced under the direction of a physician or a poison control centre. If spontaneous vomiting

occurs, have victim lean forward with head down to avoid breathing in of vomitus, rinse mouth and administer more water. IMMEDIATELY transport victim to an emergency facility.

Note to Physicians: Treat symptomatically. Medical conditions that may be aggravated by exposure to this product include diseases of the skin, eyes or respiratory tract.

7. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FLAMMABLE PROPERTIES

Flammability Class (WHMIS): Not regulated. Flash Point (TCC, Deg. Celsius): Non-combustible (does not burn).

Autoignition Temperature (Deg. Celsius): Not applicable. Flammability Limits in Air (%): LEL: Not applicable. UEL: Not applicable.

Hazardous Combustion Products: Thermal decomposition products are toxic and may include oxides of aluminum and irritating gases.

Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: Minimize air borne spreading of dust. Closed containers exposed to heat may explode.

Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact: Not expected to be sensitive to mechanical impact.

Rate of Burning: Not available. Explosive Power: Not available. Sensitivity to Static Discharge: Not expected to be sensitive to static discharge.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA

Fire Extinguishing Media: Use media appropriate for surrounding fire and/or materials.

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