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Doctor insights on: Titanium Dioxide Side Effects

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Is it bad if I eat titanium dioxide?

Is it bad if I eat titanium dioxide?

Depends.: Not sure what is meant. Small amounts of titanium dioxide can be found in various foods. However, if you are talking about eating titanium dioxide diaper rash products or sun skin care products out of the tube - that would be unhealthy. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get sunblock which contains titanium dioxide in cuts?

Is it bad to get sunblock which contains titanium dioxide in cuts?

No: MINOR CUT IS SAFE YOU WOULD NOT WNAT TO GET ANY NONSTERILE PRODUCT INTO AN LARGE SCRAPE OR OPEN WOUND.IT YOU DO SIMPLY WASH IT OFF. SORRY FOR THE CAPS ...Read more

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What's the difference between highly mocronize titanium dioxide and nano titanium dioxide?

That's 4 a physicist: Not really a medical question but could b answered by a physicist u may know of or do a google search. ...Read more

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Is the whole titanium dioxide in vitamin products causing health complications a hoax or something to actually look into when buying these products?

Is the whole titanium dioxide in vitamin products causing health complications a hoax or something to actually look into when buying these products?

No one knows!: Concerns about possible toxicity of titanium dioxide, a common (but unnecessary) additive in many supplements & medications, are not a hoax but may be over-exaggerated. Rats who breathe in large amounts of TD dust get more lung cancer but safety studies on humans ingesting it have not been done. The small amounts in supps may be safe but I try to avoid it. See http://tinyurl.com/nyp6unq ...Read more

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Are titanium dioxide and zinc oxide the safest sunblock?

Are titanium dioxide and zinc oxide the safest sunblock?

Least allergenic: These are generally the least allergenic sunblocks and are very effective uba/uvb blocks. ...Read more

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Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide?

Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide?

Roughly equivalent: They are roughly equivalent as sunscreens but the preparation will have a lot to do with the effectiveness. ...Read more

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Are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide safe when ingested?

Are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide safe when ingested?

Not particularly: Zinc oxide is not very toxic when you mistakenly eat it. Most of the harmful effects come from breathing in the gas form of zinc oxide at industrial sites in the chemical industry. However, it is not particularly good for you either. Titanium dioxide is present in many foods, such as cottage cheese and ice cream, purely to make them look better, but in very small quantities. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to avobenzone and ecamsule and titanium dioxide breaks me out.Can you recommend me a good sunscreen that doesnt contain any of these?

I'm allergic to avobenzone and ecamsule and titanium dioxide breaks me out.Can you recommend me a good sunscreen that doesnt contain any of these?

Vanicream: The products that are produced by the company that makes Vanicream tend "not" to have any of the common skin sensitizing products. It is not the "only" product that has these properties. However, it is easily purchased and in general, very effective. They do have a titanium dioxide product that you should avoid. ...Read more

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How to tell whether there is nano zinc oxide of nano titanium dioxide is in a product? Is it mandatory to indicate that's it's nano on the ingredient?

Marketing hype: The marketers are trying to tell you they have a safer sunscreen probuct . But there is no oproof their product is any safer or less safe than any other lotion. If you are concerne about sunscreen, do no use any at all. Monitor your time in the direct sun so that you do not get burned.And you will be a lot healthier. ...Read more