ATSDR - Toxic Substances - Titanium Tetrachloride
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Titanium Tetrachloride

CAS ID #: 7550-45-0

Affected Organ Systems: Respiratory (From the Nose to the Lungs)

Cancer Classification: None

Chemical Classification: Inorganic substances

Summary: Titanium tetrachloride is a colorless to pale yellow liquid that has fumes with a strong odor. If it comes in contact with water, it rapidly forms hydrochloric acid, as well as titanium compounds. Titanium tetrachloride is not found naturally in the environment and is made from minerals that contain titanium. It is used to make titanium metal and other titanium-containing compounds, such as titanium dioxide, which is used as a white pigment in paints and other products and to produce other chemicals.

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