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TRIETHYLALUMINUM
CASRN: 97-93-8
This record contains information specific to the title compound. Users with an interest in this substance are strongly encouraged to retrieve the ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS record, which has additional information on toxicity and environmental fate of aluminum ions and compounds. For information on the metal itself, refer to the ALUMINUM, ELEMENTAL record.

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Human Health Effects:


Evidence for Carcinogenicity: A4: Not classifiable as a human carcinogen. /Aluminum metal and insoluble compounds/
[American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists TLVs and BEIs. Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices. Cincinnati, OH, 2008, p. 11] **QC REVIEWED**

Human Toxicity Excerpts: /SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS/ Irritating to skin, eyes, and respiratory system.
[Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials. 13 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2002., p. 49-149] **PEER REVIEWED**

/OTHER TOXICITY INFORMATION/ Vapors of the pyrophoric alkyls (butyls and below) are nontoxic because they are completely consumed, but inhalation of the metallic oxide smoke (Al2O3) at 15 mg/cu m or greater can result in symptoms such as "metal fume fever." /Aluminum alkyls/
[Clayton, G. D. and F. E. Clayton (eds.). Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology: Volume 2A, 2B, 2C: Toxicology. 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley Sons, 1981-1982., p. 1502] **PEER REVIEWED**

Skin, Eye and Respiratory Irritations: Irritating to skin, eyes, and respiratory system.
[Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials. 13 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2002., p. 49-149] **PEER REVIEWED**

Irritation of the eyes has been noted in patients who have been exposed /to aluminum alkyls/. /Aluminum alkyls/
[Grant, W.M. Toxicology of the Eye. 3rd ed. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1986., p. 73] **PEER REVIEWED**

May cause minor irritation to lungs or eyes. /Aluminum (dust or powder)/


[Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials. 12 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 1997., p. 49-17] **PEER REVIEWED**

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21-09-2012