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titanium

 [ti-ta´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 22, atomic weight 47.90, symbol Ti. (See Appendix 6.)
titanium dioxide a white powder used in ointment or lotion as a sunscreen.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

TiO2; contains not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of TiO2, calculated on the dry basis; used in creams and powders as a protectant against external irritations and solar rays.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

(tī-tānē-ŭm dī-oksīd)
Agent used in creams and powders as a protectant against external irritations and solar rays.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

(tī-tānē-ŭm dī-oksīd)
Agent used in creams and powders to protect against external irritations and sun rays.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"This study presents pivotal evidence that consumption of food containing food additive E171 (titanium dioxide) affects gut microbiota as well as inflammation in the gut, which could lead to diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer," he said.
In this study, five types of sugar-coated chewing gums (referred to hereinafter as gums A, B, C, D, and E), in the form of pellets, were randomly selected among the brands commonly available on the market in 2015 with declared "titanium dioxide," "Ti[O.sub.2]," or "E171" on the ingredient label, but without any indication of nanosized ingredients.
The good doctor fears I may be allergic to one of the gum's ingredients: E104, E171, E321 and carnuba wax.
EXTRA Spearmint chewing gum has 13 ingredients of which 11 are additives: xylitol, sorbitol, mannitol, aspartame, calcium carbonate, glycerine, gum arabic, flavourings, E171, E903, E320.
And I've got to make sure I'm not allergic to any of the gum ingredients: E104, E171, E321 and carnauba wax.