Titanium Dioxide IP

Titanium Dioxide is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium which is sourced from ilmenite, rutile and anatase. It is used as a food additive for food coloring and has the E number E171.


Titanium Dioxide is used as a pigment in paints, varnishes, paper, plastics, printing inks, fibres, rubber, cosmetic products and foodstuffs. It is also used in ceramic glazes as an opacifier and seeds crystal formation. It is also used in cosmetic and skin care products as a pigment, sunscreen and thickener and as a photocatalyst under UV light.


Chemical Name: Titanium Dioxide
Mol. Formula: TiO2
Mol. Weight: 79.90 g/mol
CAS No.: 13463-67-7


General Specifications

Test Specification…IP
Appearance A white or almost white, infusible powder; odorless.
Solubility Practically insoluble in water. It does not dissolve in dilute mineral acids, but dissolves slowly in hot concentrated sulphuric acid.
Appearance of solution The solution is not more opalescent than the reference solution and is colorless.
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Water soluble substances Not more than 0.5%
Arsenic Maximum 5ppm
Barium Passes test
Heavy metals Maximum 20ppm
Iron Maximum 200ppm
Assay Not less than 98% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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