Product Stewardship Notes
DuPont Titanium Technologies is committed to excellence in product stewardship. Our Product Stewardship Program promotes adherence to the principles of safety, health and environmental protection throughout the life cycle of Ti-Pure®
titanium dioxide (TiO2
) products. DuPont shares its learnings, recommendations and innovations in TiO2
product stewardship technology with our customers to assist in their own product stewardship efforts.
Ti-Pure® TiO2 for Paint and Coatings Applications
product grades are designed for paint and coatings applications to meet end-use regulatory requirements, technical innovations and other market-driven demands. Current Ti-Pure®
products that are recommended for use in paint and coatings' formulations include the dry grades R-706, R-900, R-902, R-902+, R-931, and R-960 as well as Ti-SelectTM
slurries R-741, R-746, and R-942 are recommended for paint and coatings' formulations.
grades R-706, R-900, R-902, R-902+, and R-960 as well as Ti-SelectTM
TS_6200 are acceptable for use in coatings or ink formulations that require FDA indirect food status (packaging) under 21 CFR 175.300 (Resinous and Polymeric Coatings).
Medical Applications Policy
The information in this section applies to those customers who supply or use Ti-Pure®
in medical articles, devices or applications. You may recall the "DuPont Policy Regarding Medical Applications of DuPont Materials" stated below that has been in effect since January 1, 1993.
- DuPont will not supply materials for use in medical articles or applications intended for permanent implantation in the human body or in permanent contact with internal body fluids or tissues.
- Sales of materials for use in medical articles or applications intended for brief or temporary implantation in the human body, or in brief or temporary contact with internal body fluids or tissues,
- DuPont does not provide samples for research, technical information, or technical support for any of the medical applications mentioned above.
Copies of DuPont's Medical Policy and Caution Statements may be obtained by calling Mr. Brian Coleman at 302-999-2122, USA. The continued adherence by customers to this Policy is requested.
DuPont customers are urged to review their TiO2 product uses and current handling practices for consistency with the above recommendations.
Updated: March 2007