CAS No: 13463-67-7
Name: Titanium Dioxide
- Used as a colorant for ointments, capsules, lotions, creams and various dosage forms.
- Used as a colorant for creams, lotions, powders, eye shadows, lip sticks and other cosmetic preparations.
- Use is limited to a maximum of 1.0% in coloring foods without standards of identity. It is used as a colorant and opacifier in foods, beverages, candies, pet and animal foods, etc
- Classified as hazardous according
- Classified as a Dangerous Good according to the NZS 5433 – Transport of Dangerous Goods on Land.
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.
||If in doubt, get medical attention promptly. Show this Safety Data Sheet to the medical personnel.
||No specific recommendations. If throat irritation or coughing persists, proceed as follows. Move affected person to fresh air and keep warm and at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Loosen tight clothing such as collar, tie or belt. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
||No specific recommendations. If throat irritation or coughing persists, proceed as follows. Rinse mouth. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
||No specific recommendations. Rinse with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
||Rinse with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
|Protection of first aiders
||Use protective equipment appropriate for surrounding materials.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||The product is not flammable. Extinguish with alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder or water fog. Use fire-extinguishing media suitable for the surrounding fire.
|Unsuitable extinguishing media
||Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.
|Hazardous combustion products
||Thermal decomposition or combustion products may include the following substances: Harmful gases or vapors.
|Protective actions during firefighting
||Avoid breathing fire gases or vapors. Evacuate area. Cool containers exposed to heat with water spray and remove them from the fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out.
|Special protective equipment for firefighters
||Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and appropriate protective clothing. Standard Firefighter's clothing including helmets, protective boots and gloves will provide a basic level of protection for chemical incidents.
Accidental release measures
||Avoid discharge into drains or watercourses or onto the ground.
|Methods for cleaning up
||Reuse or recycle products wherever possible. Collect spillage with a shovel and broom, or similar and reuse, if possible. Collect and place in suitable waste disposal containers and seal securely. Flush contaminated area with plenty of water. Wash thoroughly after dealing with a spillage. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with national regulations.
Handling and storage
||Read and follow manufacturer's recommendations. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Keep container tightly sealed when not in use.
|Advice on general occupational hygiene
||Wash promptly if skin becomes contaminated. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Physical and chemical properties