• Delivering analytical and characterisation excellence in nanomaterial risk assessment: a tiered approach

    Delivering analytical and characterisation excellence in nanomaterial risk assessment: a tiered approach

  • Introducing confidence, adaptability and clarity into nanomaterial risk assessment

    Introducing confidence, adaptability and clarity into nanomaterial risk assessment

  • Facilitating decision-making in choice of techniques and SOPs

    Facilitating decision-making in choice of techniques and SOPs

Nano decision tool

Questions

1 ) What is the current state of the particle component?
2 ) Specific dispersibility in different media (multi select)?
3 ) What chemical composition do you expect (multi select)?
4 ) Do you expect composites
5 ) What shape do you expect the particles to have?
6 ) How many small dimensions do you expect on the particles
7 ) What particle size range do you want to assess?
8 ) Do you expect the presence of sub- or susnano sized particles?
9 ) Do you expect significant aggregation?
10 ) Do you expect agglomeration?
11 ) Which grade of multimodality do you expect?
12 ) What grade of polydispersity do you expect?
13 ) What stable temperature range do you expect?
14 ) Do you expect instability under vacuum conditions?
15 ) Do you expect instability under electron radiation?
16 ) Do you expect the particles have magnetic properties (multi select)?
17 ) Do you expect the particles to be electrically conductive?
18 ) Do you expect the particles to have light absorptive properties?
19 ) Do you expect the particles to have fluorescent properties?
20 ) Do you expect functionalism?
21 ) Do you expect release of ions, atoms or molecules?

Methods

DLS
NTA
FFF
UV-vis
XRD
BET
SEM
TEM/TSEM
AFM
ToF-SIMS
spICPMS
SAXS
AC-RI