Aluminium Sulphate is often used as a mordant in histological staining procedures. It is a chemical compound with the formula Al2(SO4)3. It is soluble in water and is mainly used as a flocculating agent in the purification of drinking water and waste water treatment plants, and also in paper manufacturing.
This product is supplied in Kibble (small rocks) form,
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Minimum Assay: <15-20%
Molecular Formula: Al2(SO2)3.18H2O
Molecular Weight: 666.42
Solubility in Water (% weight): Soluble in water
Melting point: 86 C
Chloride (Cl): <0.001%
Heavy metals (as Pb): <0.0011%
Ammonium (NH4): <0.002%
Arsenic (As): <0.001%
Calcium (Ca): <0.0006%
Iron (Fe): <0.0022%
Potassium (K): <0.00032%
Form: Kibble/Small Rocks
Hazard Phrases: May be corrosive to metals. Causes serious eye damage.
Prec Phrases: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Cas No: 10043-01-3
Einecs No: 233-135-0