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The magnetic properties of the polycrystalline Heusler compound Co2TiAl were investigated by the classical experimental methods and the magnetic Compton scattering experiment. The X-ray diffraction profile at room temperature can be identified as the phase of the L21-type ordered structure. The magnetic field and temperature dependence of magnetization show that Co2TiAl has the typical soft ferromagnetic properties with TC of 120 K and the saturation magnetization of 0.70 μB per formula unit. The resistivity shows a typical metallic behavior at temperatures up to 300 K. The magnetoresistance (MR) effect with the MR ratio of - 8% appears in the vicinity of TC. The characteristics of the magnetic Compton profile are similar to that of the well-known ferromagnetic metals such as Ni and Fe. The experimental results indicate that the origin of the MR effect observed for Co2TiAl is similar to that for conventional ferromagnetic materials.