Material Safety Data Sheet
1 Identification of substance:
Trade name: Titanium carbide
Stock number: SN6101
2 Composition/Data on components:
EINECS Number: 235-120-4
3 Hazards identification
Hazard description: F Highly flammable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and
Health(acute effects) = 1
Flammability = 2
Reactivity = 1
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
4 First aid measures
After skin contact
After eye contact
After swallowing Seek immediate medical advice.
5 Fire fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing agents
Special hazards caused by the material, its products of
Metal oxide fume
6 Accidental release measures
Keep away from ignition sources.
Measures for environmental protection:
Measures for cleaning/collecting: Ensure adequate ventilation.
7 Handling and storage
Information for safe handling:
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
Protect against electrostatic charges.
Fumes can combine with air to form an explosive mixture.
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Further information about storage conditions:
8 Exposure controls and personal protection
Additional information about design of technical systems:
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
Additional information: No data
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures
Protection of hands: Impervious gloves
Body protection: Protective work clothing.
9 Physical and chemical properties:
Color: Dark grey
Odor: Not determined
Value/Range Unit Method
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 3140 oC (5684 0F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 4800 0C (8672 0F)
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous) br>Highly flammable.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Danger of explosion:
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density: at 20 oC 4.93 g/cm3
Solubility in / Miscibility with
10 Stability and reactivity
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Materials to be avoided: Oxidizing agents
Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known
Dangerous products of decomposition:
11 Toxicological information
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Titanium and titanium compounds are
considered physiologically inert. There are no repor
Additional toxicological information:
12 Ecological information:
13 Disposal considerations
14 Transport information
Not a hazardous material for transportation.
Hazard class: 4.1
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: 4.1 (F3) Flammable solids, self-reactiveSubstances and solid desensitized explosives
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: 4.1
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: 4.1
Proper shipping name:Flammable solid, Inorganic, N.O.S. (Titanium carbide)
Product related hazard informations:
Hazard symbols: F Highly flammable
33 Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
43 Incase of fire, use sand, carbon dioxide or powdered extinguishing agent. Never use water.
All components of this product are lised on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
about limitation of use:
16 Other information:
Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them, and should make independent judgement of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect the health and safety of employees. This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Material Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.
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