European Commission classifies TiO2 as a category II carcinogen

By William Clarke
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2019

A major step has been taken in a process that will lead to warning labels on titanium dioxide products.

The European Commission has decided to classify titanium dioxide as a category II material, or suspected carcinogen, meaning that powder products containing the pigment will be required to carry warning labels.

The Commission’s decision was made on October 4 but it could face opposition from the Council...

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