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Assessment of 21645-51-2 Aluminum hydroxide (GS-76) by ToxServices 10-14-2014

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Assessment by ToxServices LLC Assessment Date: 10-14-14
Expiration Date: 10-14-17
Assessor: ToxServices LLC
Assessor Type*: GreenScreen Profiler
Assessment Type*: Certified
Template version: V1.2
Tracking number: GSI-154

Aluminum hydroxide compound

CAS#: 21645-51-2
Chemical Name: Aluminum hydroxide

Chemical Synonyms: A 3011; AC 450; AC 714KC; AE 107; AF 260; AKP-DA; Alcoa 331; Alcoa 710; Alcoa A 325; Alcoa AS 301; Alcoa C 30BF; Alcoa C 31;l Alcoa C 33; Alcoa C 330; Alcoa C 331; Alcoa C 333; Alcoa C 385; Alcoa H 65; Alhydrogel; Alolt 8; Alolt 80; Alolt 90; ALternaGEL; Alternagel; Alu-Cap; Alugel; Alugelibye; Alumigel; Alumina trihydrate; Aluminic acid (H3AlO3); Aluminum hydroxide gel; Aluminum hydroxide, dried; Aluminum oxide trihydrate; Aluminum trihydroxide; Aluminum(III) hydroxide; Alusal; Amberol ST 140F; Amorphous alumina; Amphogel; Amphojel; Antipollon HT; Apyral; Apyral 120; Apyral 120VAW; Apyral 15; Apyral 2; Apyral 24; Apyral 25; Apyral 4; Apyral 40; Apyral 60; Apyral 8; Apyral 90; Apyral B; BACO AF 260; Bayersite; Boehmite; British aluminum AF 260; C 31; C 31C; C 31F; C 33; C 4D; C-31-F; C.I. 77002; Calmogastrin; CI 77002; Dialume; EINECS 244-492-7; GHA 331; GHA 332; GHA 431; Gibbsite; H 46; Higilite; Higilite H 31S; Higilite H 32; Higilite H 42; HSDB 575; Hychol 705; Hydrafil; Hydral 705; Hydral 710; Hydrated alumina; Hydrated aluminum oxide; Liquigel; Martinal; Martinal A; Martinal A/S; Martinal F-A; Nordstrandite; P 30BF; PGA; Reheis F 1000; Trihydrated alumina; Trihydroxyaluminum; UNII-5QB0T2IUN0; Aluminum hydroxide (Al(OH)3) (ChemIDplus 2014)

Primary Applications: Flame Retardants
Aluminum hydroxide is used as an antacid, desiccant powder, in antiperspirants and dentifrices, in packaging materials, as a chemical intermediate, as a filler in plastics, rubber, cosmetics, and paper, as a soft abrasive for brass and plastics, as a glass additive to increase mechanical strength and resistance to thermal shock, weathering, and chemicals, and in ceramics. It is used as a flame-retardant and smoke suppressant in carpet backing, rubber products, fiberglass-reinforced polyesters, cables, and other products. It is also used pharmaceutically to lower plasma phosphorus levels of patients with renal failure (U.S. EPA 2008; HCN 2009; HSDB 2013).