"Titanium dioxide - The classification thriller continues" | Martin Engelmann
Director General German Paint and Printing Ink Association
The Titanium Dioxide case continues to keep regulators busy. Even a special meeting of the responsible REACH regulatory committee on 7 March did not provide a solution to the classification thriller. The European Commission again received strong criticism from a number of Member States for its proposal to classify Titanium Dioxide in powder form. While some Member States perceive the proposal as too weak, others generally see the classification as such as the wrong way forward. The Commission has therefore postponed the discussion about the entire 14th ATP.
After the European elections the newly formed Commission will reconsider whether to pursue the classification of titanium dioxide.
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