SAFETY DATA SHEET according to Regulation 1907/2006
Product name:


Creation date: 17.12.2015 · Revision: 23.3.2018 · Version: 1.0

1. Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

1.1. Product identifier

Product name



Boehmite, AlO(OH); Aluminium Oxide Hydroxide; Aluminium oxide monohydrate; Al2O3*H2O


Boehmite (CAS: 1318-23-6, EC: 215-284-3)

REACH Registration number


1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Relevant identified uses

Additive, flame retardant, filler, catalyst, ceramics industry

Uses advised against

No information.

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


SILKEM, d. o. o.
Address: Tovarniška cesta 10, 2325 Kidričevo, Slovenia
Tel.: +386 2 7991 200
Fax: +386 2 7991 230

1.4. Emergency telephone number




+386 2 7991 214 (7h - 15h)

2. Hazards identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP)

According to the regulation, the chemical is not classified as hazardous.

2.2 Label elements

2.2.1. Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]

P261  Avoid breathing dust.
P280  Wear eye protection.
P285  In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.
P302 + P352  IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

2.2.2. Contains:


2.2.3. Special provisions

The product is not classified as dangerous according to regulations.

2.3. Other hazards

No information.

3. Composition/information on ingredients

3.1. Substances

Name CAS
% Classification according to Regulation (EC)
No 1272/2008 (CLP)
Classification according to directive 67/548/EEC or 99/45/EC REACH Registration No.
Boehmite 1318-23-6
>99 not classified not classified 01-2119555298-28-0018

3.2. Mixtures

For substances see 3.1.

4. First aid measures

4.1. Description of first aid measures

General notes

When in doubt or if symptoms do not disappear seek medical help. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Place patient stably in side position for transportation.

Following inhalation

Remove patient to fresh air-move out of dangerous area. If symptoms persist seek medical attention.

Following skin contact

Take off all contaminated clothing. If feeling unwell seek medical help. Areas of the body that have come into contact with the product must be rinsed with water. Wash contaminated clothes and shoes before reuse.

Following eye contact

Immediately flush eyes with running water, keeping eyelids open. If irritation persist, seek professional medical attention.

Following ingestion

Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. In case of doubt or if feeling unwell seek medical help. Show the physician the Safety Data Sheet or label.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed



Skin contact


Eye contact




4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed


5. Firefighting measures

5.1. Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

Not available.

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Hazardous combustion products


5.3. Advice for firefighters

Protective actions


Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

In case of fire: Wear suitable respiratory equipment - self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective equipment.


6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

6.1.1. For non-emergency personnel

Protective equipment

Use personal protective equipment (Section 8). Do not breathe dust.

Emergency procedures

Ensure adequate ventilation.

6.1.2. For emergency responders


6.2. Environmental precautions


6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

6.3.1. For containment

Prevent spillage - close holes on damaged container.

6.3.2. For cleaning up

Take up mechanically and collect in suitable container and dispose according to current regulations.

6.3.3. Other information


6.4. Reference to other sections

See also sections 8 and 13.

7. Handling and storage

7.1. Precautions for safe handling

7.1.1. Protective measures

Measures to prevent fire

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Measures to prevent aerosol and dust generation

Prevent dusting.

Measures to protect the environment


7.1.2. Advice on general occupational hygiene

Use good personal hygiene practices-wash hands at breaks and when done working with material. Do not eat, drink or smoke while working. Do not breathe dust. Use personal protective equipment.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

7.2.1. Technical measures and storage conditions

Keep in cool and well ventilated area. Keep in a dry place. Keep away from moisture. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

7.2.2. Packaging materials


7.2.3. Requirements for storage rooms and vessels


7.2.4. Storage class


7.2.5. Further information on storage conditions


7.3. Specific end use(s)



Industrial sector specific solutions


8. Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1. Control parameters

8.1.1. Occupational Exposure limit values

No information.

Exposure limit values (IUCLID)

Name value interval x time Type
Boehmite (1318-23-6) 6 mg/m3 18 mg/m3 (1 x 8h) MAK (DE)
Source: IUCLID (For information only)

8.1.2. Information on monitoring procedures

BS EN 14042:2003 Title Identifier: Workplace atmospheres. Guide for the application and use of procedures for the assessment of exposure to chemical and biological agents.

8.1.3. DNEL values

No information.

8.1.4. PNEC values

No information.

8.2. Exposure controls

8.2.1. Appropriate engineering control

Substance/mixture related measures to prevent exposure during identified uses

Do not breathe dust.

Technical measures to prevent exposure

Provide good ventilation and local exhaust in the area with increased concentration.

8.2.2. Personal protective equipment

Eye and face protection

Wear safety glasses with side shields (EN 166) against possible splashes into the eyes.

Hand protection

Protective gloves (EN 374).

Skin protection

Cotton protective clothing (EN ISO 13688) and shoes that cover the entire foot (EN ISO 20345).

Respiratory protection

Not needed under normal use and adequate ventilation. In case of insufficient ventilation wear mask with filter P2.

Thermal hazards


8.2.3. Environmental exposure controls



9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties

- Physical state: solid; dust
- Colour: white
- Odour: None

Important health, safety and environmental information

- pH No information.
- Melting point/Freezing point No information.
- Initial boiling point/boiling range No information.
- Flash point No information.
- Evaporation rate No information.
- Flammability (solid, gas) Not flammable.
- Explosion limits (vol%) Not explosive.
- Vapour pressure No information.
- Vapour density No information.
- Density No information.
- Solubility No information.
- Partition coefficient No information.
- Auto-ignition temperature Not self-igniting.
- Decomposition temperature > 340 °C
- Viscosity No information.
- Explosive properties No information.
- Oxidising properties No oxidizing properties.

9.2. Other information

- Remarks:


10.1. Reactivity

Stable under normal conditions.

10.2. Chemical stability

Product is stable under normal conditions according to handling and storage.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions

No dangerous reactions occur under normal conditions of storage and use.

10.4. Conditions to avoid

Avoid high temperatures.

10.5. Incompatible materials


10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

Under normal use conditions no hazardous decomposition products are expected.

11. Toxicological information

11.1. Information on toxicological effects

11.1.1. Acute toxicity

For components
Name exp. route Type species Time value Method Remark
(1318-23-6)* oral LD50 rat 5050 – 31600 mg/kg
(1318-23-6)* inhalation LC50 rat 4 h 5 – 18 mg/l
* Source: IUCLID (For information only)

11.1.2. Skin corrosion/irritation, serious eye damage/irritation

No information.

11.1.3. Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No information.

11.1.4. Carcinogenicity, Mutagenicity, Reproductive toxicity


No information.

(Germ cell) mutagenicity

No information.

Reproductive toxicity

No information.

Summary of evaluation of the CMR properties

No information.

11.1.5. STOT - single and repeated exposure

No information.

11.1.6. Aspiration hazard

No information.

12. Ecological information

12.1. Toxicity

12.1.1. Acute (short-term) toxicity

Acute toxicity of ingredients (IUCLID)

CAS Species
Fish Daphnia Algae
1318-23-6 LC50/96h: 100 - 5600 mg/l *
LC50/96h: 100 - 5600 mg/l *
EC50/48h: 100 - 18000 mg/l *
LC50/96h: 100 - 5600 mg/l *
 Source: IUCLID (For information only)

12.1.2. Chronic (long-term) toxicity

No information.

12.2. Persistence and degradability

12.2.1. Abiotic degradation, physical- and photo-chemical elimination

No information.

12.2.2. Biodegradation

No information.

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential

12.3.1. Partition coefficient

No information.

12.3.2. Bioconcentration factor (BCF)

No information.

12.4. Mobility in soil

12.4.1. Known or predicted distribution to environmental compartments

No information.

12.4.2. Surface tension

No information.

12.4.3. Adsorption/Desorption

No information.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

The components in this formulation do not meet the criteria for classification as PBT or vPvB.

12.6. Other adverse effects

No information.

13. Disposal considerations

13.1. Waste treatment methods

13.1.1. Product / Packaging disposal

Waste chemical

Ensure that waste is in compliance with local and national requirements.


Emptied container is suitable for recycling. Dispose of according to current environmental regulations.

13.1.2. Waste treatment-relevant information


13.1.3. Sewage disposal-relevant information


13.1.4. Other disposal recommendations


14. Transport information

14.1. UN number

not applicable

14.2. UN proper shipping name

ADR, RID, IMDG, ADN, IATA: Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

14.3. Transport hazard class(es)

not applicable

14.4. Packing group

not applicable

14.5. Environmental hazards


14.6. Special precautions for user

not applicable

14.7. Transport in bulk according to Annex II of Marpol and the IBC Code

not applicable

15. Regulatory information

15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

- Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)(including last amendment Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/830)

- Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

15.1.1. Information according 2004/42/EC about limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC-guideline)

not applicable

15.2. Chemical Safety Assessment

No Chemical Safety Assessment has been carried out for this substance/mixture by the supplier.

16. Other information

Indication of changes


Key literature references and sources for data


List of relevant H phrases


The information of this SDS is based on the present state of our knowledge and meets the requirements of EU and national laws. The user’s working conditions however, are beyond our knowledge and control. The product is not to be used for purposes other than those specified under section 1 without a written permission. It remains the responsibility of the user to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to meet the laws and regulations. Handling of the product may only be done by people above 18 years of age, who are satisfactorily informed of how to do the work, the hazardous properties and necessary safety precautions. The information given in this SDS is to describe the product only in terms of health and safety requirements and should not, therefore, be construed as guaranteeing specific properties.