information is provided as a guideline for the use and storage of TT Smoke
Puffers. It does not replace a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) as
defined by federal OSHA requirements.
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TT Smoke Puffers are intended for use in air movement studies.
Specific uses include estimating air speed through animal pens or
crates and determining inlet air flow and general air flow patterns.
The dense white smoke produced by TT Smoke Puffers make them ideal
for this application.
TT Smoke Puffers use titanium tetrachloride to produce smoke. Titanium
tetrachloride is an acid and must be used with caution.
Follow all safety procedures.
exposed to moisture in the air, titanium tetrachloride reacts to form
smoke containing small quantities of hydrochloric acid, titanium
oxychloride and titanium oxides. Be aware of any problems that small quantities of these
chemicals may cause in your specific application.
Store products in a cool, dry place.
Any moisture that comes in contact with titanium tetrachloride
will cause the formation of smoke.
Store TT Smoke Puffers in sturdy containers in a place safe from
accidental crushing. Exercise caution to prevent damage to or leakage from the
products. Store in a secure
place out of reach of children. Only
those familiar with proper use and safety information should use TT
not store TT Smoke Puffers near equipment with metal or electronic parts.
Corrosive acid fumes may cause damage over time.
Use only in a well-ventilated area.
If proper ventilation can not be provided, use a NIOSH approved
acid gas respirator, with dust, mist and fume filters.
Avoid inhaling smoke.
contact with smoke. If skin contact occurs, wash affected area with plenty of
soap and water. Abrasive
soaps are most helpful. Eye
protection should always be worn when using this product.
If eyes are affected, flush with water and get medical
attention. Do not
take internally. In case of
spill, flood area with water.
Rinse spent TT Smoke Puffer bottles with water before disposal to deactivate
any residual acid. Dispose of
bottles and unused titanium tetrachloride in
compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Smoke Puffers should not be stored or used around food or food
products. Exposed food or
drink should be discarded. Wash
hands and face thoroughly before eating, drinking or smoking,
Titanium tetrachloride is not flammable or combustible.
However, if Smoke Puffers are in danger of being exposed to flame,
they should be removed to a safe area, to reduce the possibility
of vial cracking or breaking due to heat.
for TT Smoke Puffer
Registry Number: 7550-45-0
Gravity: 1.726 at 68�F/68�F
Point: -22�F (-30�C)
Point: 277�F (136.4�C)
Pressure: 12.4 mm Hg at 77�F (25�C); 7.1 mm Hg at 60�F (15�C)
quantity per stick: 0.05