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Webinar: Characterisation of Nanomaterials for REACH

As you may be aware during the most recent update to the Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 (REACH), amendments have been made to clarify the information companies placing substances in nanoforms on the market need to provide. The changes include additions to ANNEX VI Section 2 relating to the information needed to prove the identity of substances. The updates require that characterisation of nanoforms be included in the registration dossier by January 1st 2020. For substances that exist in powder form, there is potential for nanoforms (particles of the size 1-100 nm in one dimension) to be present and this needs to be taken into consideration.

Yordas Group will be hosting a series of three webinars dedicated to updating you with the new changes for nanomaterials in REACH. During the webinars, we will cover the appropriate steps that businesses should take to comply with the new requirements.

Presented by Aiden Robertson, chemistry consultant, the second webinar of the series “Characterisation of Nanomaterials for REACH”, will introduce particle characterisation the methodology relevant in assessing whether or not a substance is classified as a nanomaterial. In addition, he will introduce analytical techniques which can be used to probe other key parameters, such as composition and surface functionalisation of nanoparticles.

This webinar will cover:

  • A brief introduction to the changes regarding nanomaterials and REACH
  • What are the general characterisation requirements?
  • Proving a substance is a nanomaterial
  • Potential issues
  • Probing chemical composition and surface functionalisation of nanoparticles

Who should attend this webinar?

  • Any companies or persons who deal with REACH regulations for solids.


Aiden Robertson, Chemistry Consultant


Tuesday 5 March 2019, 15:00-15:30 GMT