EU Court overturns ban on titanium dioxide

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled to annul the European Commission’s 2019 classification of titanium dioxide, which is also known as E171 and is used to add white color to foods, as a carcinogen. According to the court’s ruling, the assessment of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in 2017 – which the EC classification was based on, contained a manifest error.

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