Determination of total Ti in candy

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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Artificially manufactured TiO2 is a common additive in the food industry. Especially in sweets it is used as the whitest and brightest known pigment. The additive (E171) is permitted in food processing with no maximum level specified. However, recent knowledge about nanoparticles has opened the discussion about the toxicology of nanoparticle TiO2. A risk assessment has not been published yet because of the complexity of the nanoparticles (mineral forms, coatings, size, shape, …), the lack of toxicity data and the analytical difficulties for measuring these particles in relevant food …

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