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Titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium it’s typically called by it’s chemical formula which is TiO2. When used as a pigment it is called Titanium White or Pigment White 6.


TiO2 is mainly used as a white powder pigment because of its brightness and high refractive index. It is used in paints and coatings and also glazes and enamels, plastics, paper, inks, fibres, food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.


TiO2 is also resistant to discolouration under ultra violet light and is used in plastics and sun screens


Another growing outlet is as a photocatalyst where it is used in applications such as light emitting diodes, liquid crystal displays, and electrodes for plasma displays.


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