Titanium Dioxide
Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide

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Part Number: SCR-TIDX-01
Availability: In stock (non-returnable item)
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Description: 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. Primary particle size 200-250 nm, purity >98%, pH 7-8 (10% concentration). White powder, characteristic odor. Gives white suspension in water or oil (but is insoluble).

CAS: 13463-67-7

INCI Name: Titanium dioxide (CI 77891)

  • Reflects sunlight (UVB rays)
  • Widely used in makeup powders to lighten shades

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.

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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