Considering Titanium Dioxide Regulatory Changes

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Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Regulatory Sourcebook, September 2021, Volume 2021 eBook, Issue 3

EFSA’s evaluation of risk in food products raises implications for drug product formulations.

Titanium dioxide is widely used for adding opacity and brightness in many products. A May 2021 evaluation from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which declared that titanium dioxide is unsafe for food products, alarmed other industries that rely on the ingredient. Although changes are not required in pharmaceutical products, some supplement and drug manufacturers and their suppliers have considered potential alternatives. 


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Pharmaceutical Technology
eBook: Regulatory Sourcebook
September 2021
Pages: 8-9


When referring to this article, please cite it as J. Markarian, “Considering Titanium Dioxide Regulatory Changes,” Pharmaceutical Technology Regulatory Sourcebook eBook (September 2021).