Titanium(III) fluoride

  • Titanium trifluoride
  • Titanium fluoride
Formula
F3Ti
Structure
Description
Dark blue plates
Uses
Catalyst.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13470-08-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-732-4
UN (DOT)
3260
Beilstein/Gmelin
25499 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
F3Ti
Formula mass
104.88
Sublimation point, °C
1200
Decomposition point, °C
480
Density
2.98 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Handle and store under nitrogen. Incompatible Materials: Do not allow contact with water Avoid contact with acid.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing. Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
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.
Incompatibilities
Water, Strong oxidizing agents, Acids.
Decomposition
Hydrogen fluoride, Titanium/titanium oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Use approved class D extinguishers or smother with dry sand, dry ground limestone, or dry clay. Unsuitable: Do not use water. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and e
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Corrosive. Causes burns. Reacts violently with water. Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas. Target organ(s): Kidneys. Liver. Lungs. Bones.
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

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.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3260
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II