Metals, Inorganic Compounds
Grey solid; [ICSC] Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]
Used on grinding wheels; [REPROTOX]
Causes focal lung fibrosis and changes in liver weight in acute intratracheal studies of rats; [RTECS] Generally used in combination with other compounds including tungsten carbide and cobalt; A respiratory tract irritant; Repeated or prolonged exposure to dust particles may have effects on the lungs; Occupational exposure to dust mixtures containing titanium carbide have resulted in pneumoconiosis; [ICSC] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "CARBIDES."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: