titanium trichloride

titanium trichloride

[tī′tā·nē·əm trī′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
TiCl3 Toxic, dark-violet, deliquescent crystals soluble in alcohol and some amines, decomposes in water with heat evolution, decomposes above 440°C; used as a reducing agent, chemical intermediate, polymerization catalyst, and laundry stripping agent. Also known as titanous chloride.
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Titanium trichloride (Ti[Cl.sub.3], 20%, Kanto Chemical) was diluted thirty times with double-distilled water.