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Skittles contain titanium dioxide, which is toxic.

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According to a new complaint, the chemical titanium dioxide used in Skittles candies is harmful to people.

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Produced by the Mars, Inc. subsidiary Wrigley Company, Skittles is a fruit-flavored candy.

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According to a recent lawsuit, the popular multicolored candy Skittles contains titanium dioxide, which is "a known poison."

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According to a consumer lawsuit filed in July against Mars, the maker of Skittles,

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titanium dioxide is a food additive that has been outlawed in the European Union.

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However, in the United States, Canada, and many other nations, titanium dioxide is still considered safe for eating within limits set by law.

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People are at risk from titanium dioxide because it is used in food goods.

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Many candies, including Skittles, as well as a variety of other goods, including cosmetics and even house paint

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include titanium dioxide, an odourless, white powder that is naturally occurring.

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It is very good at diffusing visible light, which makes whatever it is added to have a deeper, more vibrant colour.

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The Food and Drug Administration, which regulates titanium dioxide in the US,

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believes that the chemical is safe for use in foods, medications, and cosmetics.

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The FDA has requirements for titanium dioxide in order to use it as a food colour additive.

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One is that it can only be added in amounts that do not exceed 1% of the food's weight.