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TDMA strives for the responsible, safe and sustainable manufacture and use of TiO2

The Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association - TDMA is a sector group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and it represents the major producers of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and acts as their responsible voice in Europe since 1974. TDMA promotes and defends the merits of titanium dioxide (TiO2) in all suitable applications by bringing forward evidence of its safety and efficacy. TDMA is a non-profit organisation and it has no commercial role. For all commercial enquiries, please refer to the websites of our members.

About TiO2

Titanium is the 9th most abundant element in the world and titanium dioxide (TiO2) is the oxide of the metal, which occurs naturally in several kinds of rock and mineral sands.

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Uses of TiO2

TiO2 has been used for over 90 years in a vast range of industrial applications and consumer goods such as paints, printing inks, plastics, paper and board, textiles, ceramics, construction materials, cosmetics, food, and pharmaceuticals.

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Regulation

In Europe a number of bodies ensure that the substances available to the public are safe in the applications in which they are used.

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