Potash Alum Water Clarifying Agent White Powder Or Crystal For
Commodity: Potash Alum
Other Name: Aluminium Potassium Sulfate
Appearance: White powder or crystal
Molecular Weight: 474.388399
CAS No.: 7784-24-9
Hazard Class: None
UN No.: None
Package: In 25kg or 50kg PP drum
Application: Water purification
Certification of Analysis
Handling and Storage
Keep Potassium Alum or Aluminum Potassium Sulfate in a tightly
closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect
against physical damage. Isolate from incompatible substances.
Containers of Potassium Alum or Aluminum Potassium Sulfate may be
hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust,
solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the
product Potash Alum.
First Aid Measures
Inhalation: If Potassium Alum or Aluminum Potassium Sulfate is
inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial
respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical
Ingestion: If swallowed, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Give large
quantities of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious
person. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin Contact: In case of contact with Potash Alum, immediately
flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an
emollient. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may
be used. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before
reuse. Get medical attention.
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of
contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention.
Fire Fighting Measures
Fire: Potassium Alum or Aluminum Potassium Sulfate is not
considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Potash Alum is not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Use any means suitable for extinguishing
surrounding fire. Keep in mind that addition of water can cause the
formation of sulfuric acid.
Special Information: In the event of a fire, wear full protective
clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with
full face piece operated in the pressure demand or other positive
Accidental Release Measures
Cover spill with soda ash and mix. Ventilate area of leak or spill.
Keep unnecessary and unprotected people away from area of spill.
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Pick up spills and
place in a suitable container for reclamation or disposal, using a
method that does not generate dust.