Europe – Guide on the classification and labelling of titanium dioxide

The classification of certain forms of titanium dioxide (TiO2) as suspected carcinogens by
inhalation was published on 18.02.2020. The hazard class Carc. 2 was assigned with the hazard statement H351 (inhalation) ‘suspected of causing cancer (inhalation)’ in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/217 (14th Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress, ‘ATP’) amending Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP Regulation). In addition, provisions have been made for the classification of mixtures as well as the labelling of certain mixtures containing TiO2 with EUspecific EUH statements. These requirements will apply after an eighteen-month transitional period from 01.10.2021. However, suppliers can already apply them, on a voluntary basis, before this date…