- Synthetic cryolite
- Trisodium aluminum hexafluoride
- Sodium aluminum fluoride
Colorless monoclinic crystals, transition to cubic at 560 <sup>o</sup>C
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
20/22 48/23/25 51/53
22 37 45 61
Melting point, °C
2.948 g/cm3 (19 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
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.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Extinguish using Dry chemical powder. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Toxic. Dangerous for the environment. Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed. Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse e
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
May cause eye irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.