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Table 5 Characteristics* of titanium dioxide nanomaterials

From: Tissue distribution and elimination after oral and intravenous administration of different titanium dioxide nanoparticles in rats

  NM-100 NM-101 NM-102 NM-103 NM-104
Use Pigment (multiple) Photocatalyst Photocatalyst Cosmetics Cosmetics
Crystal form anatase anatase anatase rutile (hydrophobic) rutile (hydrophilic)
Nominal particle size (nm) 200 - 220 7 - 10 15 - 25 20 20
Mean particle size (nm) 267 38 132 186 67
Primary particle or crystal size (nm) 42-90 6 20 20 20
Specific surface area (m 2 /g) 10 320 90 60 60
  1. *Particle characterization as described in [33, 35].