- Sunscreen agent, and ultraviolet light absorber
- Is a fine white powder that occurs naturally
- It makes a very effective sunscreen in creams and lotions, and is one of the safest options available.
- Avoid it only in aerosolized (spray on) sunscreens
- EWG strongly discourages the use of loose powder makeup or spray sunscreens using titanium dioxide or zinc oxide of any particle size