October 11, 2019


Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20549


Re:Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Registration Statement on Form S-1
File No. 333-233722


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. hereby withdraws the request for acceleration sent to your office via EDGAR on October 11, 2019, which requested that the Securities and Exchange Commission take appropriate action to cause the above-referenced Registration Statement to become effective at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019, or as soon thereafter as practicable.


  Very truly yours,  
  By: /s/ Sunil Bhonsle  
  Name: Sunil Bhonsle  
  Title: President  
cc:Fran M. Stoller, Esq.