What is it?
Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate is a chemical used primarily in preservation and disinfection in the home and in industry.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer. 

Uses:
  • Antiperspirants and deodorants
  • Dental ceramics
  • Disinfectant in stables
  • Dyed fabrics
  • Hair preparations (non-coloring)
  • Preserved wood
  • Refined crude oil
  • Rubber manufacture
  • Topical astringent
  • Treatment for Hyperhidrosis

Other names for aluminum chloride hexahydrate:
  • Aluminum chloride
  • Aluminum Trichloride
  • Trichloroaluminum
  • Aluminum chloride, hydrated
  • Lewis acid
  • Aluminum chloride hydrate

How safe is it?

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