Titanium boride

  • Titanium diboride
  • TiBX
Formula
TiB2
Structure
Description
gray refractory solid, hexagonal

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
12045-63-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-961-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
9268 (G)
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-54928
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
B2Ti
Formula mass
69.50
Melting point, °C
2820 - 2980
Density
4.45 g/cm3
Thermal expansion
0.0000048/K

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of boron, titanium/titanium oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.