Aluminum Oxide

CAS #: 1344-28-1

Synonyms:  Alumia; Alpha-Alumina; Aluminum Trioxide

Uses: Production of aluminum, manufacture of abrasives, refractories, ceramics, electrical insulators, catalyst and catalyst supports, paper, spark plugs, crucibles and laboratory wares, adsorbent for gases and water vapors, chromatographic analysis, fluxes, light bulbs, artificial gems, heat resistant fibers, food additive (dispersing agent).

Hazard: Toxic by inhalation of dust. TLV: 10 mg/m3