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Activated Alumina (All Grades), Solid 00062014

Xebec Inc. Date of Revision: 2006 February 10

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devices at your workplace.

ENGINEERING CONTROLS

Engineering Controls: General exhaust is acceptable. Local exhaust ventilation preferred. Make up air should be supplied to balance air that is removed by local or general exhaust

ventilation. Ventilate low lying areas such as sumps or pits where dense dust may collect.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Eye Protection: Safety glasses with side shields are recommended to prevent eye contact. Use chemical safety goggles when there is potential for eye contact. Contact lenses should

not be worn when working with this material.

Skin Protection: Gloves and protective clothing made from cotton, canvas, rubber or plastic should be impervious under conditions of use. Prior to use, user should confirm impermeability. Discard contaminated gloves.

Respiratory Protection: No specific guidelines available. A NIOSH/MSHA approved dust mask for concentrations of nuisance dust up to 100 mg/M3 particulate. An air-supplied

respirator if concentrations are higher or unknown.

If while wearing a respiratory protection, you can smell, taste or otherwise detect anything unusual, or in the case of a full facepiece respirator you experience eye irritation, leave

the area immediately. Check to make sure the respirator to face seal is still good. If it

is, replace the filter, cartridge or canister. If the seal is no longer good, you may need a new respirator. (4)

Other Personal Protective Equipment: Wear regular work clothing. The use of coveralls is

recommended. Locate safety shower and eyewash station close to chemical handling area. Take all precautions to avoid personal contact.

EXPOSURE GUIDELINES

Recommended Exposure Limit: None established for this product.

Aluminum Oxide

ACGIH TLV (STEL)

(TWA)

(STEL)

15 mg/M3 as Al

(Total dust)

OSHA PEL

(TWA)

NIOSH REL

(STEL)

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

(Not intended as Specifications)

Physical State: Solid. Appearance and Odour: Dry, white granules: fine sized, beads pucks, or powder Odourless

Odour Threshold (ppm): Not applicable.

Boiling Range (Deg Celsius): 2,980.

(4)

Melting/Freezing Point (Deg Celsius): 2,050.

Vapour Pressure (mm Hg at 20 Deg. Celsius): Not applicable. Vapour Density (Air = 1.0): Not applicable.

Relative Density (g/cc): 3.0 to 3.7.

Bulk Density: 620 to 830 Kg/M3. Viscosity: Not applicable.

Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1.0): Not applicable. Solubility: Not soluble in water.

% Volatile by Volume: Not applicable.

pH: Not available. Coefficient of Water/Oil Distribution: Not available.

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC): Not applicable.

11. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

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