Titanium sulfate

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White, hygroscopic solid. Titanium sulfate is used to make Titanous sulfate. It is used as a mordant in dyeing.

Synonyms and Related Terms

titanyl sulfate; titanic sulfate; titanoxy sulfate; basic titanium sulfate; titanium sulphate (Br.)

Other Properties

Decomposes in water to form a strongly acidic solution (approx. 30% sulfuric acid).

Composition TiO(SO4)
CAS 13825-74-6
Melting Point 28.3
Density 1.47
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 159.97
Boiling Point 233

Hazards and Safety

Corrosive. Skin contact will cause burns.

ICN Biomedical: MSDS

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Hermann Kuhn, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities, Butterworths, London, 1986
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 9616

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