Press Releases

April 19, 2019

French decision on E171 does not account for the current weight of scientific evidence

The Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA) regrets the precautionary decision taken by the French government to suspend the use of E171/titanium dioxide in food… Read more
July 6, 2018

Titanium dioxide’s safety as a food additive reaffirmed

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reaffirmed on 29 June 2018 the safety of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) as a food additive (E171), following a request… Read more
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
January 15, 2017

Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association: Statement on the INRA study

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
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 a harmonised… Read more
July 1, 2016

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

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 Occupational Health… Read more
June 1, 2013

TDMA Response to Customers Concerning the Presence of Nanoparticles in Titanium Dioxide Pigment

Titanium Dioxide pigment is manufactured as a fine particulate powder with major uses in paints, plastics, fabrics and high quality papers. It is supplied… Read more