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Short-term toxicity to fish

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With high probability acutely not harmful to fish.

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In water, titanium trichloride rapidly hydrolyses to the naturally occuring titanium dioxide and to hydrochloric acid. The toxicity of titanium dioxide on fish was investigated by Dorfman in a static system, using mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) as test organism. The 96 hour LC50 value was shown to be greated than 1000 mg/L (Dorfman, 1977).