Agent Name

Titanium tetrafluoride

CAS Number

7783-63-3

Formula

F4-Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Titanium(IV) fluoride; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White highly hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Harmful by inhalation; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Titanium tetrachloride."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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