E-number: 171

Name: Titanium Dioxide
Alternative Names :C.I. 77891; Unitane.

Function: Colouring, Opacifier
Status: Halaal
Source: mineral

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
safe in food use, skin contact can cause irritation, limited evidence of cancer in animal studies, see Nanoparticles

Uses: Pan sugar coated confectionery, sweets, chewing gum, icing sugar, jam, jellies
Other Uses: Bath powder, face powder, ointment, sunscreen, marker ink, paints