Titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4)

Titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4) is an intermediate in the production of titanium dioxide by the chloride process. It is a dense, colorless and highly volatile liquid.
Upon contact with air, it forms opaque clouds of hydrogen chloride (HCl) and titanium dioxide (TiO2).


Comprehensive instructions for the safe handling of the product are available on the TDMA website.


TiCl4 is used in various applications, the most important ones are production of titanium dioxide and titanium metal.