Agent Name

Titanium tetrabromide

CAS Number

7789-68-6

Formula

Br4-Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

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

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Amber-yellow or orange highly hygroscopic solid; mp = 28.25 deg C; [Merck Index] Orange solid with an acrid odor; mp = 39 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Decomposed by water; [Merck Index] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Titanium tetrachloride."

Exposure Assessment
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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