Agent Name

Titanium nitride

CAS Number

25583-20-4

Formula

N-Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Titanium mononitride; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Golden-yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a protective coating (cutting tools, orthopedic and dental implants), diffusion barrier (microelectronic devices), and crucible (metal smelting); Also used in gold-colored surface for jewelry and high-performance ceramic materials; [Merck Index] Titanium nitride nanoparticles are approved in the EU for incorporation into thermoformed PET sheets/films and PET bottles used in direct food-contact applications; [ExPub: EFSA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Zirconium nitride." See "NITRIDES."

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