Food additive E171: first findings of oral exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles

24 January 2017

Researchers from INRA and their partners have studied the effects of oral exposure to titanium dioxide, an additive (E171) commonly used in foodstuffs, especially confectionary. They have shown for the first time that E171 crosses the intestinal barrier in animals and reaches other parts of the body.

Read the full research on INRA website here.