EU no Longer Considers Titanium Dioxide Safe as Food Additive

titanium dioxide powder

Titanium dioxide is widely used in the EU as food colourant E171. In May, EFSA announced that titanium dioxide is no longer considered safe when used as a food additive. Recently, a similar concern has been expressed concerning its use as an additive in animal feed. The result of these findings and concerns is that an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for titanium dioxide can no longer be established. If you use E171 in food or animal feed, you will need to update your product risk assessment.

EFSA news on titanium dioxide as a food additive.

EFSA news on titanium dioxide as an animal feed additive.

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