The distribution includes the Titanium Dioxide grades Kronos 1171 and Kronos 2971 which comply with the product safety legislation 1223/2009/EC (cosmetics), 1333/2008/EC (foodstuff additives), 231/2012/EU (food color), European Pharmacopoeia and FSSC 22000. Kronos 1171 is an anatase pigment approved for coloring food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and tobacco products. Kronos 2971 is a rutile pigment approved for coloring foodstuffs and cosmetics.
Peter Littlewood, commercial VP, Specialties of Brenntag Asia Pacific, explained, “Kronos’ Titanium Dioxide grades are a great addition to our existing product offering for our diverse customer base. Our excellent market expertise, long-term experience, and great customer proximity will ease the sales and marketing of Kronos products. This new agreement in the APAC region further deepens and strengthens Brenntag’s global business relationship with Kronos.”
Stewart Richardson, senior VP, Commercial Development at Kronos, commented, “We are very excited to enter in this new partnership with Brenntag for the distribution of our Food, Pharma and Personal Care line. We are confident to grow our business as Brenntag provides an excellent platform and improved service to customers on technical, regulatory and commercial aspects.”