Aluminum L-lactate

  • Aluctyl
  • Aluminum trilactate
  • Aluminum tris(a-hydroxypropionate)
  • Aluminum, tris[2-(hydroxy-kO)propanoato-kO]-
Formula
Al(C3H5O3)3
Structure
Description
White crystals.
Uses
Substance is used in foam fire extinguishers.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18917-91-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
242-670-9
22 24/25
RTECS
BD2214000
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector
Merck
13,347
Beilstein/Gmelin
1098285 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H15AlO9
Formula mass
294.19
Melting point, °C
>300

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Aluminum oxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Noncombustible. Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.