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Titanium Dioxide: A Safe, Versatile Ingredient in Personal Care Products

As summer is underway and you’re enjoying the great outdoors, it’s important to use sunscreen to help protect your skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. One of the main ingredients in mineral sunscreen is titanium dioxide Titanium dioxide is also a key component of an array of skincare and personal care products like lotion, soap, shampoo, and deodorant. Read on to learn more about titanium dioxide in personal care products.

Sunscreen: Chemical Ingredients and Summertime Safety

When it comes to sun protection, the science is clear. Health experts agree that using sunscreen is important during outdoor summer activities to protect the skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. Too much sun exposure can cause sunburns, premature skin aging and skin cancer.

The Building Block Chemicals in Building and Construction

Building Safety Month is an international campaign that takes place in May to raise awareness about building safety. Learn how the products of chemistry are a critical element to making sure the buildings where we live, work, learn, and play are durable, safe, and sustainable.

Celebrating Earth Day and a Safer, Healthier Planet through Chemistry

The Earth Day 2023 theme is “invest in our planet,” and products and technologies made possible by chemistry help to do just that, enabling advances in agriculture, water treatment, energy efficiency and more.

Sweet Colors: Food Coloring and Dyes

From dyed eggs to colorful jellybeans and chocolate treats, this Easter you’re sure to encounter food coloring and dyes. Learn more about the natural and artificial additives that add a splash of color to your favorite Easter treats.

Spring Cleaning? All You Need is a Little Elbow Grease and Good Chemistry

Whether your spring-cleaning checklist includes disinfecting kitchen surfaces or scrubbing the floor, you are probably using a cleaning product.

Why Chemicals Should be Managed Based on Risks Rather than Hazards Alone

Chemistry is essential to modern life and key to solving some of the world’s greatest challenges.

What You Want To Know About Insect Repellent and Chemical Safety

The insect repellents we rely on in the great outdoors are a type of pesticide. ​People often think the term “pesticide” refers only to a product that kills insects, but pesticide is a broader term that includes products designed to repel – not kill – pests.

Toys and Chemicals: Regulations to Help Keep Kids Safe

Gifting toys to children is one of the many joys of the holiday season. To help you choose toys that are fun and safe for the kids in your life, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently released updated data and tips for buying safe, age-appropriate toys.

Understanding Chemical Safety

Innovations in chemistry have helped improve our quality of life for centuries in a variety of ways. Products of chemistry support agriculture by helping people to produce and raise healthy crops and livestock.

Chlorine Chemistry in the Home

Chlorine chemistry plays an important role in providing for functional, safe and comfortable homes.

Chemistry in Sports: Textile Chemistry Innovations in Performance Apparel and Sports Equipment

Walking, running, cycling, swimming, yoga, fitness classes and team sports are just some of the seemingly endless options for exercise. In many instances, there is specific clothing and sports equipment for these activities.

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