Titanium Dioxide, Micronized
Titanium Dioxide, Micronized

Titanium Dioxide, Micronized

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Ultrafine Physical Sunscreen
Part Number: SCR-TIDX-02
Availability: In stock (non-returnable item)
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Description: Micronized white pigment of crystalline structure with a high refractive index & great inertness able to reflect & scatter light. Derived from the naturally occurring mineral ilmenite. Synonyms: cosmetic white, rutile, brookite, tipaque, zopaque, titanic anhydride. Average particle size is about 15 nm, TiO2 content 81+/-3%, contains lauric acid and aluminum hydroxide as surface modifiers. Ultrafine, fluffy white powder, odorless. Insoluble but dispersible in water, oils & triglycerides.

CAS: 13463-67-7, 1333-84-2, 143-07-7

INCI Name: Titanium dioxide, aluminum hydroxide, lauric acid

Benefits:
  • Reflects sunlight (UVB rays)
  • High transmittance of visible light rays
  • Gives natural looking finish to cosmetic products
  • Has no whitening effect and does not leave a white film on the skin like regular titanium dioxide

Use: Can be added to formulas as is, recommended concentration 2-25 %. For external use only. Store light-protected.

Applications: Sun care products, color cosmetics with or without sun protection.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Ilmenite

Manufacture: Titanium dioxide is made from the mineral ilmenite and sulfuric acid to produce synthetic rutile which consists then of more than 90% of titanium dioxide.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO free (does not contain plant-derived components)

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Regulatory Information: Sunscreens are registered as API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) or OTC-drug with the FDA. This means that, if you want to sell products containing a sunscreen, your facility must be registered with the FDA and operate under cGMP guidelines. Further information about the FDA regulation of sunscreens can be found here.

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Certificate of Analysis

For California Customers: Under California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as OEHHA Prop 65, we are required to place a warning to this product since the OEHHA believes that titanium dioxide is cancerogenic if it occurs airborne, as unbound particles of respirable size.


WARNING:
This product can expose you to chemicals including titanium dioxide, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 

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