Classification

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 a suspected carcinogen (cat. 2) by inhalation. Details of the opinion can be found here.

 

The Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA) is assessing the detailed opinion and will issue a statement in due course. We stand behind the safety of our product in all of its applications and we will continue to ensure its safe use. We will seek to work with European authorities regarding the next steps in the process of this opinion.

 

For any queries please contact Silvia Ruiz Casan, src@cefic.be

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