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.
We can help you stay up-to-date with regulatory changes. SAXOCON provides services to monitor and assess product risk in relation to current regulations.