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Aluminium Sulphate- IRON FREE


Aluminum Sulfate commercially known as Alum is white powder, having many industrial uses. There are many types of Alum, with Non-Ferric and Ferric Alum being the most commonly available.


Physical Properties
Appearance : White Crystalline Powder / White Lumps
Taste : Sweetish taste
pH : Min. 2.8 (pH of 5% solution in water)
Solubility : Soluble in water

Chemical Properties
Alumina content as Al2O3 : 17%
Iron as (Fe) : Max. 0.1%
Insoluble Matter : Max 0.3%
Heavy Metal as Pb : Max 15 ppm

Application


  • For sizing of paper
  • As a mordant in dyeing
  • Water Purification
  • Petroleum refinery
  • Effluent treatment
  • In fire fighting foams

Storage, Stablity & Handling
Potential Health Effects:

This material hydrolyzes in water to form sulfuric acid, which is responsible for the irritating effects given below.


  • Inhalation: Causes irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, Shortness of breadth
  • Treatment: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
  • Ingestion: Causes irritation to the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. There have been two cases of fatal human poisonings from ingestion of 30 grams of alum.
  • Treatment: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.
  • Handling: As the pH of Alum is low, it is advisable to use hand gloves when handling Alum.
  • Stability: In closed bags when stored in covered area, Alum is quite stable

Packing
Alum is available in 25 kgs / 50 Kgs polyethylene lined H.D.P.E. bags


Availability
Alum is available in 25kgs / 50 Kgs packing from:


     

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Aluminium Sulphate- IRON FREE


Aluminum Sulfate commercially known as Alum is white powder, having many industrial uses. There are many types of Alum, with Non-Ferric and Ferric Alum being the most commonly available.


Physical Properties
Appearance : White Crystalline Powder / White Lumps
Taste : Sweetish taste
pH : Min. 2.8 (pH of 5% solution in water)
Solubility : Soluble in water

Chemical Properties
Alumina content as Al2O3 : 17%
Iron as (Fe) : Max. 0.1%
Insoluble Matter : Max 0.3%
Heavy Metal as Pb : Max 15 ppm

Application


  • For sizing of paper
  • As a mordant in dyeing
  • Water Purification
  • Petroleum refinery
  • Effluent treatment
  • In fire fighting foams

Storage, Stablity & Handling
Potential Health Effects:

This material hydrolyzes in water to form sulfuric acid, which is responsible for the irritating effects given below.


  • Inhalation: Causes irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, Shortness of breadth
  • Treatment: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
  • Ingestion: Causes irritation to the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. There have been two cases of fatal human poisonings from ingestion of 30 grams of alum.
  • Treatment: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.
  • Handling: As the pH of Alum is low, it is advisable to use hand gloves when handling Alum.
  • Stability: In closed bags when stored in covered area, Alum is quite stable

Packing
Alum is available in 25 kgs / 50 Kgs polyethylene lined H.D.P.E. bags


Availability
Alum is available in 25kgs / 50 Kgs packing from: