Do I work with nanomaterials?

You can determine if you work with nanomaterials using the scheme below. You need to estimate yourself how reliable the information is; a combination of steps found in the scheme will provide you with the most reliable result. Additionally, you can ensure whether or not your product contains nanomaterials by performing analytical testing.

Does the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) inform you that your product contains nanomaterials?
Yes No
No
Has your supplier indicated that your product contains nanomaterials?
Yes No Unknown
Unknown
Does the product have functionalities that are associated with nanomaterials?
Yes No Unknown
Unknown
Has an analytical test confirmed the presence of nanomaterials in your product?
Yes No Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Most probably the product contains no nanomaterials, treat the product as a non-nano product
Assume that your product contains nanomaterials