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E171 Titanium dioxide

CI 77891

Natural white mineral.

Function & characteristics:
White colour for surface coating, used to separate layers in products; whitening agent in toothpaste

Widely used

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined

Side effects :
No side effects known.

Dietary restrictions :
None, E171 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

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