Carbon, Activated

CAS:  7440-44-0

Synonyms:    Activated Carbon; Carbon Element; Active Carbon; Activated Charcoal;

Uses:    Decolorizing of sugar; water and air purification; solvent recovery; waste treatment; removal of sulfur dioxide from stack gases and ‘clean’ rooms; deordorant; removal of jet fumes from airports; catalyst for natural-gas purification; brewing; chromium electroplating; air-conditioning

Hazard:    Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.  Contact may cause burns to skin and eyes.  Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes.  Runoff from fire control may cause pollution.  CARBON, ACTIVATED is incompatible with  very strong oxidizing agents such as fluorine, ammonium perchlorate, bromine pentafluoride, bromine trifluoride, chlorine trifluoride, dichlorine oxide, chlorine trifluoride, potassium peroxide, etc.   Also incompatible with air, metals, unsaturated oils.