Table 4

Nanomaterial properties (data from the Joint Research Centre, European Commission)

Nanoparticles

NM-101

NM-103

NM-105


Producer

Sachtleben

Sachtleben

Evonik

Trade name

Hombikat UV 100

UV-Titan M262

AEROXIDE® TiO2 P25

Crystal structure

Anatase

Rutile

Rutile-anatase

Purpose

Active component for photocatalytic reactions

UV screening agent in sunscreen

Active component for photocatalytic reactions

Primary particle size (according to Scherrer, nm)

8

20

21

Composition (%)

TiO2 = 91.7

TiO2 = 89; Al2O3 = 6.2

TiO2 > 99

BET surface (m2/g)

> 250

60

60

Coating

None

Hydrophobic

None


BET, Brunauer-Emmett-Teller.

Schlich et al. Environmental Sciences Europe 2012 24:5   doi:10.1186/2190-4715-24-5

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