Agent Name

Titanium hydride

CAS Number

7704-98-5

Formula

H2-Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Titanium dihydride; [ChemIDplus] Ventron 89183; [CAMEO] Titanium (II) hydride; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1871

Category

Metal Hydrides

Description

Gray-black metallic solid; [Merck Index] White to light-colored solid; [CAMEO] Dark gray powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in powder metallurgy (additive), electronics (getter for oxygen and nitrogen in tubes), and ceramic to metal seals (wetting agent); Also used as a source of pure hydrogen; [Merck Index]

Comments

Dust form is pyrophoric; A strong reducing agent; May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Zirconium hydride."

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