Agent Name

Tetrabutyl titanate

CAS Number

5593-70-4

Formula

C4-H10-O.1/4Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tetrabutoxy titanium; 1-Butanol titanium(4+) salt; B 1 (titanate); Butyl alcohol, titanium(4+) salt; Butyl orthotitanate; Butyl titanate; Butyl titanate monomer; Butyl titanate(IV); Butyl titanate(IV), (BuO)4Ti; Orgatics TA 25; Orthotitanic acid, tetrabutyl ester; Tetrabutoxytitanium; Tetrabutyl orthotitanate; Tetrabutyltitanate [Czech]; Titanic acid, tetrabutyl ester; Titanium butoxide (Ti(OBu)4); Titanium butylate; Titanium tetrabutoxide; Titanium tetrabutylate; Titanium tetrakis(butoxide); Titanium(4+) butoxide; Titanium, tetrabutoxy-; Tyzor BP; Tyzor TBT; [ChemIDplus] Titanium (IV) butoxide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

Colorless to pale yellow liquid with a mild odor of alcohol; [HSDB] Clear liquid with an odor of alcohol; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in ester exchange reactions, heat-resistant paints, medical/dental bonding compositions, and anhydrous hair set compositions; Also used as an adhesion promoter (paints, rubber, and plastics-metal), curing agent (alkyl, epoxy, and silicon resins), catalyst, and glass coating; [HSDB]

Comments

Decomposed by water producing butanol and titanium dioxide; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause corneal damage; [HSDB] Reacts with water forming butanol and titanium dioxide; A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] A skin irritant; Corrosive to eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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