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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information:

Take affected persons out of danger area and lay down.

Take note of the following instructions.

Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.

· After inhalation:

Supply fresh air.

Seek medical treatment.

In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in the recovery position for transportation.

· After skin contact:

Seek medical treatment.

Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

· After eye contact:

Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

· After swallowing: Do not induce vomiting; call for medical help immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:

No further relevant information available.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:

No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:

· Suitable extinguishing agents: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Do not use water.

· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents:



Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

In case of fire, the following can be released:

Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Metal oxide fume

· Advice for firefighters:

Protective equipment:

Wear personal protective equipment.

Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.

Additional information:

Dispose of fire debris and contaminated fire fighting water in accordance with official regulations.

Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter the sewage system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use respiratory protective device against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol.

Wear protective clothing.

· Environmental precautions:

Suppress gases/fumes/haze with water spray.

Keep contaminated washing water and dispose of appropriately.

· Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

Clean the affected area carefully; suitable cleaners are:

Weak alkaline solution

Use neutralising agent.

Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item Disposal.

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents

Handling and storage

· Precautions for safe handling

Do not refill residue into storage receptacles.Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed receptacles.

Keep receptacles tightly sealed.

Thorough dedusting.

· Information about fire - and explosion protection:

The product is pyrophoric.

Earth container to avoid electric sparks, especially in contact with flammable substances.

May attack metals and produce hydrogen gas which may form explosive mixtures with air.

· Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

· Storage:

· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:

Unsuitable material for receptacle:



· Information about storage in one common storage facility:

Store away from metals.

Store away from water.

· Further information about storage conditions:

This product is hygroscopic.

Store under inert gas.

Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.

· Specific end use(s) Not applicable.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 2441
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
Titanium trichloride
4.2 + 8
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
· Limited quantities (LQ) 0
· Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E0
Not permitted as Excepted Quantity
· Transport category 0
· Tunnel restriction code E
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 2441
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
Titanium trichloride
Special provisions / remarks
· Limited quantities (LQ) 0
· Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E0
Not permitted as Excepted Quantity

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 2441
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
Titanium trichloride
4.2 + 8
Special provisions / remarks
UN No. 3260
Special provisions: A3, A803
Danger Code: 8L
UN packing group: II
Excepted Quantities: E2
Packing instruction: 859
max. net quantity per package: 15 kg
Limited Quantity:
Packing instruction: Y844
max. net quantity per package: 5 kg
Packing instruction: 863
max. net quantity per package: 50 kg
GRACE recommends CARGO AIRCRAFT only.

Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Special precautions for user Warning: Corrosive substances.
· EMS Number: F-G,S-M
· Segregation groups Heavy metals and their salts (including their organometallic compounds)
· Stowage Category D
· Stowage Code SW2 Clear of living quarters.
· Handling Code H1 Keep as dry as reasonably practicable
· Segregation Code SG26 In addition: from goods of classes 2.1 and 3 when stowed on deck of a containership a minimum distance of two container spaces
athwartship shall be maintained, when stowed on ro-ro ships a distance

Exposure controls / personal protection

· Control parameters

· Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:

The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the workplace.

· Additional information: Valid lists at time of creation were used as basis.

· Exposure controls

· Appropriate engineering controls No further relevant information available.

· Personal protective equipment:

· General protective and hygienic measures:

Use skin protection cream for skin protection.

Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.

Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.

Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.

Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

· Respiratory protection: Respiratory protection in case of dust.

· Recommended filter device for short term use: Filter P2

· Protection of hands:

Avoid direct contact with the chemical/ the product/ the preparation by organisational measures.

Wear gloves for protection against mechanical hazards according to EN 388.

Protective gloves.

Check the condition of the gloves prior to each use.

The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.

Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation.

Preventive skin protection by use of skin-protecting agents is recommended.

· Material of gloves

Butyl rubber, BR

The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. As the product is a preparation of several substances, the resistance of the glove material can not be calculated in advance and has therefore to be checked prior to the application.

Recommended thickness of the material: >= 0.35 mm

· Penetration time of glove material

EN 420: Minimum requirements for efficiency level 1 for all groups.

The exact break through time has to be obtained from the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.

For the mixture of chemicals mentioned below the penetration time has to be at least 480 minutes (Permeation according to EN 374 Part 3: Level 6).

· For the permanent contact gloves made of the following materials are suitable:

Butyl rubber, BR

· Not suitable are gloves made of the following materials:

Leather gloves

cloth gloves

· Eye protection:

Face protection

Tightly sealed goggles

Stability and reactivity

· Reactivity No further relevant information available.

· Possibility of hazardous reactions Possible development of hydrochloric acid in humid air.

· Conditions to avoid

In case of thermal decomposition caused by smouldering and incomplete combustion toxic fumes

may be developed.

· Incompatible materials: Protect from contamination.

· Hazardous decomposition products:

Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Metal oxide smoke

Disposal considerations

· Waste treatment methods

· Recommendation:

Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.

· Uncleaned packaging:

· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.