US asks for delay to EU cancer classification for TiO2, cobalt
Published: Monday, 01 April 2019
The US delegation to the WTO has challenged the EU's proposals to classify titanium dioxide (TiO2) and cobalt as carcinogens.
The United States has challenged European
Union proposals to label titanium dioxide and cobalt as
carcinogens on free-trade grounds.
A communication issued by the US
delegation to the World Trade Organization (WTO) dated March 21
raised concerns that the new labeling could represent a
non-tariff barrier to trade.