Titanium(II) chloride

  • Titanium dichloride
  • Dichlorotitanium
Formula
TiCl2
Structure
Description
black hexagonal crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10049-06-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-164-9
14/15 17 34
16 24 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3200
Merck
13,9548
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Cl2Ti
Formula mass
118.77

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approvedunder appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
May decompose on exposure to air. Reacts violently with water.
Incompatibilities
Water, air, strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride gas, Titanium/titanium oxides, Hydrogen gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use approved class D extinguishers or smother with dry sand, dry ground limestone, or dry clay. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Pyrophoric material.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Material readily reacts with water generating flammable and/or explosive hydrogen gas. This material, like most materials in powder form, is capable of creating a dust explosion.
 
Special
W

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Inhalation may result in spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis, and pulmonary edema. Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.
UN number
3200
Response guide
Hazard class
4.2
Packing Group
I