TITANIUM DIOXIDE

ICSC: 0338

Rutile
TiO2
Molecular mass: 79.9
ICSC # 0338
CAS # 13463-67-7
RTECS # XR2275000
August 03, 2002 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Not combustible. In case of fire in the surroundings: all extinguishing agents allowed.
EXPLOSION
EXPOSURE PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
•INHALATION Local exhaust or breathing protection. Fresh air, rest.
•SKIN Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
•EYES Redness. Safety spectacles. First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Rinse mouth.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into containers. (Extra personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles).
ICSC: 0338 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

TITANIUM DIOXIDE

ICSC: 0338

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A

PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:

CHEMICAL DANGERS:

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: as TWA 10 mg/m3 A4 (ACGIH 2001).
MAK: 1.5 mg/m3 (Respirable fraction)
Pregnancy risk group: C
(DFG 2005).
OSHA PEL: TWA 15 mg/m3
NIOSH REL: Ca See Appendix A
NIOSH IDLH: Ca 5000 mg/m3 See: 13463677

ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

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

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ICSC: 0338 TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
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