Titanium Dioxide

Our database has 230 products that contain Titanium Dioxide.

Ingredient Description

Titanium dioxide is known for its UVA and UVB protection properties.

Titanium itself is the 9th most common element in the Earth's crust. Titanium dioxide is formed when oxygen is introduced and can be found in ores, dust, sand, and soil.

Pure titanium dioxide is a white powder that is used in many products for color purposes.

With modern production, nano-scale or fine-grade titanium dioxide can be easily produced for cosmetics. In sunscreen, titanium dioxide absorbs UV light.

Read more here: https://www.chemicalsafetyfacts.org/titanium-dioxide/

Titanium dioxide (CI 77891)

What it is:

protects from
UV-Rays

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Titanium Dioxide Stats

  • Titanium Dioxide is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 6% of products in our database contain it.
  • 3 users have liked this ingredient

Ingredient Functions

Cosmetic Colorant Agents that add color to a product
UV Absorber An agent that absorbs UV rays
UV Filter An agent that filters out certain UV rays

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38617
  • INCI Name: TITANIUM DIOXIDE
  • INN Name: titanium dioxide
  • EC #:  236-675-5
  • Ph. Eur. Name: titanii dioxidum
  • All Functions: Cosmetic Colorant, Opacifying, UV Absorber, UV Filter
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

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