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Chemical: Titanium Dioxide
Chemical formula: TiO2
a. Density of Titanium Dioxide: 4.23g/cm(cubed)
b. Melting Point: 3,349(degrees Fahrenheit)
c. Molar Mass: 79.866 g/mol
d. Boiling Point: 5,382(degrees Fahrenheit)
Type of Substance
b. Chemical Compound
Titanium Dioxide is an inorganic compound. It functions as a colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent and ultraviolet light absorber. It is known to be used to provide whiteness to products such as paints, plastics, papers, inks, foods, and toothpastes. Side effects for using this product are skin irritation or sensitivity, or possible clothing staining.
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