Titanium: biological information

Titanium has no biological role. The metal is regarded as hypoallergenic.

Levels in humans

Table: the abundances of the elements in humans.
Human abundance by weight(no data) ppb by weight
Human abundance by atoms(no data) atoms relative to C = 1000000

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You can use this form to calculate how much titanium your body contains. Enter your weight in either kilograms or pounds and click the "Calculate" button. You must enter a number, not text! Elements for which there are no data will always give a value of zero for the weight, no matter what you put in the weight box.

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Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with titanium: titanium metal powder is a major fire hazard but titanium salts are often regarded as relatively harmless. Compounds such as TiCl3 and TiCl4 should be regarded as corrosive. Titanium tends to accumulate in silica-containing tissues.

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