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Titanium Dioxide



Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?





VI/27, 27a

Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
26/05/2021 01/10/2021 Titanium Dioxide in powder form containing 1% or more of particles with aerodynamic diameter ≤ 10 μm maximum concentration allowed: (a) Face products in loose powder form at 25 % (b) Hair aerosol spray products at 1,4 % for general consumers and 1,1% for professional use [both a) and b) Only in pigmentary form] (c) Other products [Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user’s lungs by inhalation’.] Regulation EU 2021/850 EC Omnibus III: new restrictions for Salicylic Acid and Titanium Dioxide in Cosmetics
07/08/2020 No timeline applicable for now SCCS Opinion: in aerosols, due to the carcinogenic effect of this substance when inhaled, it is safe up to (1) 1.64% for general consumers; (2) 1% for professionals; (3) in loose powder (make up): safe up to 25% for general consumer. SCCS Opinion 1617/20, preliminary version  SCCS 2/09/2020 - Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety opinion on Titanium dioxite