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October 12, 2017

The Titanium Dioxide industry is assessing the details of the final ECHA Risk Assessment Committee scientific opinion for the harmonised classification of TiO2

12 October 2017 – The Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency has published its scientific opinion to classify titanium dioxide (TiO2) as… 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
January 15, 2017

Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association: Statement on the INRA study

This study by the French National Agronomic Institute (INRA) proposes to look further into the possibility of a link between the titanium… 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
July 1, 2016

TDMA/TDIC scientific position regarding the French proposal for a harmonised classification of titanium dioxide

July 1, 2016

TDMA and TDIC Oppose the French Classification Proposal for Titanium Dioxide

ECHA published (31 May 2016) a revised dossier from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) proposing… Read More
May 31, 2016

Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association: Updated Statement on French CLH proposal

The Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA) is aware that ECHA has received a dossier from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and… Read More