Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus A TOXNET DATABASE LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: Slags, ferrous metal, blast furnace
RN: 65996-69-2


  • TSCA Definition 2018: The fused substance formed by the action of a flux upon the gangue of the iron-bearing materials charged to a blast furnace and upon the oxidized impurities in the iron produced. Depending upon the particular blast furnace operation, the slag is composed primarily of sulfur and oxides of aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and silicon.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

* denotes mobile formatted website

Links to Resources

NLM Resources (File Locators)

Other Resources (Internet Locators)

Names and Synonyms


  • Blast furnace slag
  • EC 266-002-0
  • EINECS 266-002-0

Systematic Name

  • Slags, ferrous metal, blast furnace

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 65996-69-2

System Generated Number

  • 0065996692