Material Safety Data Sheet

Titanium Metal
CAS # 7440-32-6

1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
  Synonyms: Titans            
CAS No.: 7440-32-6
Molecular Weight: 47.88
Chemical Formula: Ti

Company Information:
A Division of New Jersey Industrial Research
1059 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

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2. Hazards Identification
  Emergency Overview
  Health Rating: 1 - Slight 
Flammability Rating: 0 - None
Reactivity Rating: 0 - None
Contact Rating: 0 - None
Lab Protective Equip: GOGGLES; LAB COAT
Storage Color Code: Orange (General Storage)
0 - Minimum Hazard
1 - Slight Hazard
2 - Moderate Hazard
3 - Serious Hazard
4 - Severe Hazard

H = Health
F = Fire
R = Reactivity

  Potential Health Effects
Prolonged inhalation may cause mild irritation to the lungs and respiratory tract.
Relatively non-toxic, poorly absorbed from the alimentary tract.
Skin Contact:
May cause abrasive irritation.
Eye Contact:
Dust or powder may cause irritation.
Chronic Exposure:
No information found.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions:
Any pre-existing respiratory problems.
3. First Aid Measures
Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
Give several glasses of water to drink to dilute. If large amounts were swallowed, get medical advice.
Skin Contact:
Wash exposed area with soap and water. Get medical advice if irritation develops.
Eye Contact:
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
4. Fire Fighting Measures
Moderate fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame. Readily flammable in powder form.
May react violently with BrF3, CuO, PbO, (Ni + KClO3), metal oxosalts, halocarbons, halogens, CO2 metal carbonates, Al water, AgF, O2, nitryl fluoride, HNO3, KClO3, KMnO4, steam at 704 oF, trichloroethylene, trichlorotri-fluoroethane.
Fire Extinguishing Media:
Use dry chemical extinguishing agents, dry sand or dry ground dolomite.
Special Information:
In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode. Titanium May burn in an atmosphere of carbon dioxide, nitrogen or air.
5. Disposal Considerations
  Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste management options. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.


DISCLAIMER: New Jersey Industrial Research Center provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy.  This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product.  Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.  New Jersey Industrial Research Center is not responsible for damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information.