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October 14, 2019

Proposal to classify titanium dioxide under scrutiny by European Parliament and Council of the EU

On 4 October the European Commission adopted the delegated regulation with regards to 14th adaptation to technical progress (ATP) of the EU’s classification… Read more
September 9, 2019

Titanium dioxide to tackle air pollution in Lublin’s city-centre bus station

Architects from Tremend Studio have noted titanium dioxide’s incredible air-cleaning properties in their design of a new, eco-friendly bus station for Lublin, Poland. Lublin’s… Read more
September 3, 2019

TDMA speaking at upcoming TiO2 world summit

Dr David Lockley, Chair of TDMA CLH Taskforce, and Dr Johan Rommens, TDMA Sustainability Task Force, will be speaking at the TiO2 World Summit taking… Read more
March 25, 2019

New Porsche factory uses power of TiO2 to absorb pollutants

As part of a drive towards a ‘zero impact factory’, Porsche has covered sections of its new factory façade with NOx-absorbing titanium dioxide (TiO2). The… Read more
February 1, 2019

European Commission launches public consultation on technical progress of the EU’s classification and labelling (CLP) Regulation

The European Commission’s public consultation on the 14th adaptation to technical progress of the CLP Regulation, including the proposal to classify titanium dioxide, has a… Read more
January 28, 2019

How titanium dioxide is helping revolutionise telecommunications

Scientists at ITMO University in Russia have devised a new, low-cost method of creating optical micro-waveguides, using inkjet printing and titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles. Optical… Read more
June 6, 2018

New wonder material is a game-changer

An international team led by scientists at Rice University in Texas, has unveiled a new wonder material that could, when paired with titanium dioxide, be… Read more
March 27, 2018

3D-printed titanium dioxide in space

Experts from two universities are exploring the use of 3D-printed titanium dioxide foam in space. With potential applications in efficient solar cells, batteries and radiation,… Read more
March 27, 2018

Titanium dioxide used in pioneering sight restoration test

Scientists have restored the light-sensitivity of eyes in blind mice using gold and titanium dioxide nanowire arrays. Identifying the major challenges in the use of… Read more
February 13, 2018

Titanium dioxide helps clean up ambulances in Italian city

New ambulances in the Italian city of L’Aquila have been fitted with an interior lining containing titanium dioxide to clean surfaces. The titanium dioxide has… Read more
December 21, 2017

Cool your home without air conditioning

An Israel-based tech firm has developed a paint that cools down when exposed to sunlight, potentially offering an electricity-free cooling system for buildings. According to… Read more
November 10, 2017

No more smelly farms? Livestock odours reduced with titanium dioxide and UV light

Farms and livestock facilities are often smelt before they are seen, but researchers at Iowa State University are literally shedding light on a potential solution. Read more
November 10, 2017

How sunshine, seawater and titanium dioxide can create clean hydrogen fuel

Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are developing a new method to cost-effectively extract hydrogen from seawater.   Hydrogen fuel cells offer huge… Read more
September 29, 2017

Solar paint offers endless energy from water vapour – RMIT

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology are developing a solar paint – containing titanium dioxide – that can generate hydrogen, a clean energy… Read more
September 29, 2017

Toyota uses titanium dioxide-coated billboards to clean 5,285 vehicles’ pollution from the air – CNET.com

International car manufacturer Toyota has used titanium dioxide coated vinyl on their billboards to rid the air of over 5,000 vehicles’ pollution.   Reporting on… Read more
March 1, 2017

NGO manipulates and ignores science to scare consumers away from safe and trusted products

French Association Agir pour l’Environnement launched a website that irresponsibly mischaracterises the use of titanium dioxide (E171) in hundreds of food products. Titanium dioxide is… Read more
October 1, 2016

Opinion of the EFSA Scientific Panel Re-evaluation of Titanium Dioxide (E171) as a Food Additive

On 14 September 2016, the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Scientific Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources (ANS) published an Opinion… Read more