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EU Court Shoots Down TiO2 Hazard Classification, Opening Door For Future Challenges

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Titanium dioxide stakeholders argued successfully in the Court of Justice of the European Union that TiO2’s hazard classification in 2020 under the CLP was based on shoddy science and a flawed interpretation of EU law. The industry win comes as the European Commission is finalizing a regulation to establish new CLP hazard classes, including for endocrine disruptors.

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