Applications and Uses of Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Titanium dioxide is used as a pigment. As a pigment, titanium dioxide is an FDA-approved food additive that is used to enhance the white color of certain foods, such as dairy products and candy, and to add brightness to toothpaste and some medications. Titanium Dioxide is also used as a flavor enhancer in a variety of non-white foods, including dried vegetables, nuts, seeds, soups, and mustard, as well as beer and wine.

Titanium dioxide uses as follows:


In Food

Titanium Dioxide can be used as whitener in food such as in cheese products, processed fruit, fat spreads, candy, etc

In Beverage

Titanium Dioxide can be used as colorant in beverage.

In Pharmaceutical

Titanium Dioxide can be used as whitener in Pharmaceutical. In OTC drug products, it is used as a sunscreen agent.

In Health and Personal care

Titanium dioxide is safely used in cosmetic and personal care products such as in sunscreen products as a way to protect skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation.

Titanium dioxide also can be used in tooth paste, tablets, gum

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry


In Other Industries

Titanium Dioxide is used to provide a clean, bright white to construction products such as doors, windows.

Titanium Dioxide is used to brighten paper after it has been bleached, to give the correct optical qualities.

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