Safety Data Sheets of Poly-aluminium chloride (PAC)
NAME : Poly Aluminium Chloride
OTHER NAMES : PAC Solid; Poly Aluminium Chloride Solid
USES : Water treatment chemical.
odour : Pale, yellow, hydroscopic powder.
Point : Not Available
Point : Not Available
Density : 0.65 g/cm3
Density (air=1) : Not Available
Pressure (20degree C) : Not Available
Point (Closed cup) : Not Available
Limits (%) : Not Available
Temp (degree C) : Not Available
(1% Solution w/v) : 3.5 - 5.0
in water (g/L) : Soluble
Name CAS Number Proportion
Aluminium Chloride 1327-41-9 >99%
No adverse health effects expected if the product is handled in
accordance with this Safety Data Sheet and the product label. Symptoms
that may arise if the product is mishandled are:
ACUTE EFFECTS -
SWALLOWED: May cause nausea, vomiting and respiratory irritation.
EYE: May cause eye irritation.
SKIN: May cause irritation with prolonged contact.
INHALED: May irritate the mucous membranes.
CHRONIC EFFECTS: NO KNOWN EFFECTS.
SWALLOWED: Give water to drink. Do not induce vomiting. Seek immediate
Immediately irrigate with copious quantities of water for at least
15 minutes. Eyelids to be held open. Seek medical advice.
Wash with soap & water. Remove contaminated clothing, launder
clothes before reuse. If irritation persists seek medical advice.
Remove to fresh air. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
value assigned for this specific material by the National Occupational
Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia).
in a well-ventilated area. Local exhaust ventilation is recommended.
skin and eye contact and inhalation of dust. Wear overalls, eye
protection & gloves. Respiratory protection is required in dusty
environment. Use an approved dust mask. Use with adequate ventilation.
Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking or using the
defined as a Dangerous Good by the Australian Code for the Transport
of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail.
in a cool place out of direct sunlight. Store in well ventilated
area. Store away from oxidizing agents and foodstuffs. Prevent severe
overheating as overheating may produce hydrogen chloride gas.
protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination and inhalation
of dust. Sweep up but avoid generating dust. Collect and place in
properly labelled containers for disposal. Residues may be flushed
to drain with large amounts of water if permitted.
to State Land Waste Management Authority.
is non flammable. On burning will emit fumes. Fire fighters to wear
self-contained breathing apparatus if risk of exposure to vapour
or products of combustion.
MEDIA: Water spray, foam, dry agent (carbon dioxide, dry chemical