Substance Information

Aluminium sulphate

EC / List no.: 233-135-0

CAS no.: 10043-01-3

Mol. formula: Al2O12S3

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GHS05: Corrosive

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage, causes serious eye damage and may be corrosive to metals.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 000 - 1 000 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals, fertilisers, cosmetics and personal care products and washing & cleaning products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture), plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, textile treatment products and dyes, leather treatment products, coating products, water treatment chemicals and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction, agriculture, forestry and fishing, mining, municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: pulp, paper and paper products, textile, leather or fur, chemicals and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, water treatment chemicals, textile treatment products and dyes, leather treatment products, coating products and washing & cleaning products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and formulation in materials.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, leather treatment products, textile treatment products and dyes, coating products, washing & cleaning products and water treatment chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction, mining, agriculture, forestry and fishing, municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: pulp, paper and paper products, textile, leather or fur and chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

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