Micronized TD is 15 nanometers in particle size; it is considered a "nano" particle.
Micronized TD is popular because it is more translucent than regular TD, yet it still has good adhesion and it offers excellent UV protection.
This product is safe to use in foundations and is coated with Aluminum Hydroxide and Stearic Acid, as stated on the MSDS.
Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide (77019), Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid.
USA approved for use: Lips, Eyes, Face.
EU approved for use: Lips, Eyes, Face.
Recommended for nail polish (pre-wet with alcohol) and soap making (stable and non-bleeding).
About The Micron Size:
A micron is 1 millionth of a meter, and a nanometer is 1 billionth of a meter.This dot: "." is approximately 1/64th of an inch and equals 615 microns.
Here are some common items and their respective particle sizes:
|Eye of a needle
||0.01 - 1 microns
||100 - 2000 microns
||10 - 1000 microns
|Typical atmospheric dust
||0.001 - 30 microns
|TKB's Regular Titanium Dioxide
||1.0 - 1.7 microns
|TKB's Lo-Micron Zinc Oxide
|TKB's Micronized Titanium Dioxide