Triammonium aluminum hexafluoride
- Ammonium aluminum fluoride
- Aluminate(3-), hexafluoro-, triammonium, (OC-6-11)-
Odorless, white to off-white crystals.
Used in the preparation of pure aluminum fluoride.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Wear goggles or full face protection, rubber gloves and protective clothing. Use only with adequate ventilation or suitable respirator.
Wash up spill with water. After treatment with lime or calcium chloride, dispose to sanitary drain.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong acids, strong bases.
Will decompose in general fire yielding hazardous fumes of fluorine, ammonia or NOx.
OSHA PEL 2.5 mg/m3 (as F).
Chronic effects due to fluoride are generally due to fixation of calcium. Damage to teeth and bones results.
Ingestion may cause nausea,vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.
If swallowed, give water with calcium-containing antacid or milk to drink and induce vomiting. See a physician.
For skin contact, apply calcium gluconate salve. If irritation occurs, see a physician.
Wash thoroughly with water after contact. Get medical attention for eyes.