208566

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Titanium(IV) chloride

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Synonym(s):
TTC, Titanium tetrachloride
Linear Formula:
TiCl4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
189.68
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.55

Quality Level

vapor pressure

50 mmHg ( 55 °C)
9.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99.9% trace metals basis

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: titanium

bp

135-136 °C (lit.)

mp

−25 °C (lit.)

density

1.73 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cl[Ti](Cl)(Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/4ClH.Ti/h4*1H;/q;;;;+4/p-4

InChI key

XJDNKRIXUMDJCW-UHFFFAOYSA-J

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General description

Titanium(IV) chloride participates in the Baylis-Hillman reaction of arylaldehydes with methyl vinyl ketone. Neutral solutions of TiCl4 having a pH in the range of 2.5 to 6.0 (prepared by the addition of magnesium oxide as a base) have been used for the synthesis of nanosized titanium dioxide.

Application

Along with sodium borohydride, it forms an effective reagent for the reduction of:
  • carboxylic acid and acyl chloride to alcohols
  • carboxamides, oximes and lactams to amines
  • sulfoxides to sulfides
Titanium(IV) chloride (TiCl4) has been used as a precursor for the synthesis of Ag-TiO2@polyethylene glycol (PEG) nanoparticles. TiCl4 may also be used as one of the constituents to synthesize TiO2/Al2O3 binary oxide materials and N-(10-oxo-vinylanthracen-9-(10H)-ylidene)cyanamide.
Activates pyrrolidines for improved conversion, via a modified Bouveault reaction, to the corresponding α,α-dimethylamines.

Packaging

200 g in Sure/Seal™
1.5 kg in Sure/Seal™

Legal Information

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Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Acute Tox. 1 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Supp Hazards

EUH014

storage_class_code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  5. What is Product 208566, Titanium(IV) chloride, soluble in?

    Per the chemicals encyclopedia published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, Titanium(IV) Chloride is soluble in cold water and alcohol.

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Journal of environmental sciences (China), 60, 14-23 (2017-10-17)
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Reduction of some functional groups with titanium (IV) chloride/sodium borohydride.
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Synthesis, 1980(09), 695-697 (1980)
Scalable hybrid chemical manufacture to photothermal therapy: PEG-capped phototransducers
Byeon, Jeong Hoon
Scientific Reports, 6 (2016)
Poly [N-(10-oxo-2-vinylanthracen-9(10H)-ylidene) cyanamide] as a novel cathode material for li-organic batteries.
Schmidt D, et al.
Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 53(21), 2517-2523 (2015)
Influence of the sol-gel preparation method on the photocatalytic NO oxidation performance of TiO2/Al2O3 binary oxides.
Polat M, et al.
Catalysis Today, 241, 25-32 (2015)

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