Titanium Dioxide

Availability

Various different varieties of titanium dioxide are normally available: CAKE WHITE or DWG or SHLW or STD CAKE or STD R or WHITE R.

Formula

TiO2

CAS

13463-67-7

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Titanium Dioxide

Distributor of titanium dioxide

Description

Titanium dioxide, also known as titanium bioxide, is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium, chemical formula TiO2. When used as a pigment, it is called titanium white, Pigment White 6 (PW6), or CI 77891. Generally it is sourced from ilmenite, rutile and anatase. It has a wide range of applications, from paint to sunscreen to food colouring. When used as a food colouring, it has E number E171.

Appearance

Titanium dioxide is an odourless white-gray solid.

Solubility

Titanium dioxide is insoluble in water.

Uses

Titanium dioxide is used as raw material for production of pigments for ceramics anf frits. It is also used in other applications, for instance the production of technical pure titanium, electrical ceramics, catalysts, electric conductors and chemical intermediates.

Classification

Ask for safety data sheet (SDS).

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: titanium dioxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Titanium(IV) oxide, titanium bioxide, titanium bioxide