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Titanium Dioxide


Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Food additive (e number)

Physical sunscreen

Pharmaceutic aid: Colouring agent

Chemical Names

Titanium Oxide (USP)

Titanium(IV) oxide

Foreign Names

  • Titanii dioxidum (Latin)
  • Titandioxid (German)
  • Titane, dioxyde de (French)

Generic Names

  • Titanium Oxide (OS: JAN)
  • C.I. 77891 (IS)
  • C.I. Pigment White 6 (IS)
  • CCRIS 590 (IS)
  • E171 (IS)
  • NSC 15204 (IS)
  • UNII-15FIX9V2JP (IS)
  • Unitane (IS)
  • Titanii dioxidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Titanium dioxide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Titanium Dioxide (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Titanium Oxide (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Deflamol (Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide)
    Alloga, France; Fumouze, Lebanon
  • Hemofissural (Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide, + Tetracaine)
    Baldacci, Portugal
  • Mucaderma S (Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide)
    Schülke & Mayr, Germany
  • Sunsense
    Ego, Malaysia
  • Sunsense Sensitive SPF 50+ (Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide)
    Ego, New Zealand
  • Umbrella Kids (pediatric)
    Roemmers Centroamérica, Costa Rica; Roemmers Centroamérica, Guatemala; Roemmers Centroamérica, Honduras; Roemmers Centroamérica, Nicaragua; Roemmers Centroamérica, Panama; Roemmers Centroamérica, El Salvador
  • Uveil PS
    Medihealth, Colombia


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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