Is Activated Alumina Harmful?


May 12, 2017 ,

Is Activated Alumina Harmful? Activated alumina, like most commercial desiccant material, is not harmful to people or the environment. Activated alumina is a porous solid made of aluminum oxide, or Al2O3. Though non-toxic, aluminum oxide is mildly irritating to skin and eyes with too much exposure. Please, do not eat. Fun Fact: The crystalline form […]

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What is Activated Alumina?


Mar 18, 2016 ,

What is Activated Alumina? Activated alumina is a porous, solid form of aluminum oxide, otherwise known as Al2O3 or alumina. This is the same mineral that makes up the precious gems ruby and sapphire, with impurities being the source of the stones’ bright colors. After activated alumina has been evacuated of existing moisture by heating […]

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