Agent Name

Titanocene dichloride

CAS Number

1271-19-8

Formula

C10-H10-Cl2-Ti

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)dichlorotitanium; Bis(eta(sup 5)-cyclopentadienyl)titanium dichloride; Bis(eta5-cyclopentadienyl)titanium dichloride; Biscyclopentadienyltitanium dichloride; Biscyclopentadienyltitanium(IV) dichloride; Dichlorobis(1,3-cyclopentadiene)titanium; Dichlorobis(eta(5)-cyclopentadienyl)titanium; Dichlorobis(eta(sup 5)-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yltitanium); Dichlorobis(eta(sup 5)-cyclopentadienyl)titanium; Dichlorobis(eta5-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)titanium; Dichlorobis(pi-cyclopentadienyl)titanium; Dichlorobiscyclopentadienyl titanium; Dichlorodicyclopentadienyltitanium; Dichlorotitanocene; Dicyclopentadienyldichlorotitanium; Dicyclopentadienyltitanium dichloride; Titanium ferrocene; Titanium, dichlorobis(eta5-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)- (9CI); Titanium, dichlorodi-pi-cyclopentadienyl-; Titanocene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Bright red or reddish-orange solid; [HSDB] Red or orange odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as polymerization catalyst with aluminum alkyls and as an experimental cancer chemotherapeutic agent; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] Decomposed by water and moist air producing hydrogen chloride; A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] Reacts with water forming hydrochloric acid; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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