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TITANIUM DIOXIDE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of cancer; respiratory effects
TITANIUM DIOXIDE can be found in 16 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
moderate
 
IARC 103 - IARC
lower respiratory tract irritation
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
 
 
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