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Whitepaper: Part 2: Nanomaterials and REACH - What do I have to do differently? Characterisation of a nanomaterial

It is the responsibility of a registrant to include any physical and chemical parameters in their characterisation that would be essential to describe their substance. This means that there are no increased formal requirements for a nano-form of a substance than a bulk form. However, if it is known or suspected that the hazard of nanoforms differ from each other or from the bulk form, it is also the registrant’s obligation to ensure that the hazard information in their dossier does apply to their product. Therefore…