- Across the EU, applications for TiO2 include paints, plastics, paper, pharmaceuticals, sunscreen and food.
- As a photocatalyst, titanium dioxide can be added to paints, cements, windows and tiles in order to decompose environmental pollutants.
- As a white pigment, TiO2 is one of the most important raw materials for paints and coatings. The DIY market for TiO2-containing paints is €3.5 billion alone.
Brilliance, colour strength, opacity and pearlescence unlike any other substances.
Stability to heat, light and weathering prevents degradation of paint, in films and embrittlement of plastics.
Ability to scatter and absorb UV radiation makes TiO2 a crucial ingredient for sunscreen, protecting the skin from harmful, cancer-causing UV rays.
Is used as a photocatalyst in solar panels as well as reducing pollutants in the air.