Titanium Dioxide

CAS#: 13463-67-7

Synonyms: Titanic anhydride; titanic acid anhydride; titanic oxide; titanium white; titania.

Uses: White pigment (in paints, paper, rubber, plastics, etc.), opacifying agent, cosmetics, radioactive decontamination of skin, floor coverings, glassware and ceramics, enamel frits, delustering synthetic fibers, printing inks, welding rods. Single crystals are high-temperature transducers.

Hazard: The following pertains to titanium dioxide dust:  Exposure Routes:  inhalation; Symptoms:  Lung fibrosis; [potential occupational carcinogen]; Target Organs:  respiratory system