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TITANIUM DIOXIDEICSC: 0338
Titanium (IV) oxide
Rutile
Anatase
November 2019
CAS #: 13463-67-7; 1317-70-7; 1317-80-2
EC Number: 236-675-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Avoid inhalation of dust.   
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
DANGER
Causes damage to respiratory system through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
Suspected of causing cancer 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Store in covered containers. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE ICSC: 0338
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: TiO2
Molecular mass: 79.9
Boiling point: 2500-3000°C
Melting point: 1855°C
Density: 3.9-4.3 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of dust. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Lungs may be affected by repeated or prolongated exposure. This may result in chronic inflammation. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans if inhaled. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 10 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 0.3 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(8); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The CAS numbers for different forms are: CAS 13463-67-7 (anatase/rutile); CAS 1317-70-7 (anatase); CAS 1317-80-2 (rutile).
See ICSC 1782 for the nanoform of this substance. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
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