Aluminium diacetate

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Aluminium diacetate
Skeletal formula of aluminium diacetate
Names
IUPAC name
Aluminium diacetate
Identifiers
142-03-0 YesY
ChemSpider 21106083 YesY
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PubChem 10197832
Properties
C4H7AlO5
Molar mass 162.08 g·mol−1
Appearance White, opaque crystals
Hazards
Main hazards Causes irritation to skin and eye
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 1: Exposure would cause irritation but only minor residual injury. E.g., turpentine Reactivity code 1: Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. E.g., calcium Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Aluminium diacetate, more commonly known as basic aluminium acetate, is a white powder with the chemical formula (CH3COO)2AlOH that is stable under normal conditions. It should be kept away from oxidizing acids.

Basic aluminium acetate is an irritant and can irritate skin and eyes. Dangerous products of decomposition include toxic metal oxide fumes, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.