Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide
Titanium dioxide is one of the most commonly used white pigments due to it's high refractive index.
This property along with its ability to absorb UV light and resistance to discolouration also make it the most common ingredient in physical barrier sunscreens.
This product is dispersable in either oil or water.
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CAS No: 13463-67-7

Name: Titanium Dioxide


  • Used as a colorant for ointments, capsules, lotions, creams and various dosage forms. 
  • Used as a colorant for creams, lotions, powders, eye shadows, lip sticks and other cosmetic preparations.
  • Use is limited to a maximum of 1.0% in coloring foods without standards of identity. It is used as a colorant and opacifier in foods, beverages, candies, pet and animal foods, etc


  • Classified as hazardous according 
  • Classified as a Dangerous Good according to the NZS 5433 – Transport of Dangerous Goods on Land.

In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.

In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.

First-aid measures

General information                                       If in doubt, get medical attention promptly. Show this Safety Data Sheet to the medical personnel.
Inhalation No specific recommendations. If throat irritation or coughing persists, proceed as follows. Move affected person to fresh air and keep warm and at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Loosen tight clothing such as collar, tie or belt. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
Ingestion No specific recommendations. If throat irritation or coughing persists, proceed as follows. Rinse mouth. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
Skin Contact No specific recommendations. Rinse with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
Eye contact Rinse with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
Protection of first aiders Use protective equipment appropriate for surrounding materials.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media                              The product is not flammable. Extinguish with alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder or water fog. Use fire-extinguishing media suitable for the surrounding fire.
Unsuitable extinguishing media Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.
Specific hazards None known.
Hazardous combustion products Thermal decomposition or combustion products may include the following substances: Harmful gases or vapors.
Protective actions during firefighting Avoid breathing fire gases or vapors. Evacuate area. Cool containers exposed to heat with water spray and remove them from the fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out.
Special protective equipment for firefighters Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and appropriate protective clothing. Standard Firefighter's clothing including helmets, protective boots and gloves will provide a basic level of protection for chemical incidents.

Accidental release measures

Environmental precautions                      Avoid discharge into drains or watercourses or onto the ground.
Methods for cleaning up Reuse or recycle products wherever possible. Collect spillage with a shovel and broom, or similar and reuse, if possible. Collect and place in suitable waste disposal containers and seal securely. Flush contaminated area with plenty of water. Wash thoroughly after dealing with a spillage. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with national regulations.

Handling and storage

Usage precautions                                     Read and follow manufacturer's recommendations. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Keep container tightly sealed when not in use.
Advice on general occupational hygiene Wash promptly if skin becomes contaminated. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Physical and chemical properties

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  • Titanium Dioxide
    Great Item to use as required
    Posted: 2020-09-15 by B R
  • Pure White
    This is a great product and a staple in my CP soap recipes. I highly recommend it!
    Posted: 2020-07-06 by Patricia Kruger

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