Alumina hydrate

IMSBC Code description: white (light coloured), moist and fine powder which is odourless. Insoluble in water and organic liquids. Bulk density: 500-1,500 kg/m3. Non-IMSBC Code information: derived from bauxite, a natural aluminium-bearing mineral ore, in which the aluminium occurs as hydrated oxides. Soluble in mineral acids (inorganic acids) and caustic soda. Used in glass, ceramics, iron-free aluminium and aluminium salts, base for organic lakes and flame retardants and manufacture of activated alumina. 
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Aluminum Hydroxide - Alumina Trihydrate - Alumina Hydrated - Aluminum Hydrate - Hydrated Aluminum Oxide - Hydrated Alumina - Aluminic Acid - Aluminium Oxide Hydrate - Aluminium Oxide Trihydrate - Aluminium Trihydroxide - Trihydrated Alumina - Alumina trihydrate - Aluminium (III) hydroxide - Aluminium Trihydrate - calcium carbonate; whiting/Gibbsite.


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