Aluminum, Elemental

CAS RN:7429-90-5

Major Uses

The active ingredient is no longer contained in any registered products ... "cancelled."

For aluminum powder (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 000111) there are 0 labels match. /SRP: Not registered for current use in the U.S., but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./

In manufacture of printing inks; in the aircraft industry

For absorbing occluded gases in manufacture of steel; alloys

In testing for gold, arsenic, mercury; ...precipitating copper

Reducer for determining nitrates and nitrites; ...coagulating colloidal solution of arsenic or antimony

Coarse powder is used in aluminothermics (thermite process); the fine powder as flashlight in photography

Automobile industry; in jewelry industry

Building and construction; corrosion-resistant chemical equipment (desalination plants)

Manufacture of powders for alloys and paints, ceramic-faced armor for defense industry, explosives and incendiaries

Chemical intermediate for other inorganic aluminum chemicals and other organic aluminum chemicals; steel deoxidizer

Photoengraving plates; permanent magnets; cryogenic technology; foamed concrete; vacuum metallizing and coating

Decorative stamping; flakes for insulation of liquid fuels

Aluminum metal is an important structural material in the building, canning, automobile, and aviation industries, and aluminum powder is used in paints.


... In production of explosives and fireworks.


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