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Table 1 Primary physicochemical characteristics of the particulate TiO2 materials and hydrodynamic sizes in exposure dispersions.

From: Modest effect on plaque progression and vasodilatory function in atherosclerosis-prone mice exposed to nanosized TiO2

Electron Microscopy images Sample material Product name Phase(s) Crystallite size for primary particles (nm) Surface area
BET (m2/g)
Minor elements/surface coatings on the primary particles (wt%) Particle size in exposure dispersions (nm ± SD)
        unfiltered 3.0 μm filter
Fine TiO2 (fTiO2) RDI-S 99.5% rutile
0.5% anatase
288 21 Al2O: 3.22
P2O5: 0.12
ZrO2: 0.07
§Polyol: 1.3
3415.8
± 228.3
560.9
± 162.0
Photocatalytic TiO2 (pTiO2) VP Disp. W 2730 X 7.8% rutile
92.2% anatase
19
12
N.A. Al2O3: 0.10 NA 2320.5
± 272.6
NanoTiO2 (nTiO2) UV-Titan L181 100% rutile 20.6 107.7 Na2O: 0.60
SiO2: 12.01
Al2O3: 4.58
ZrO2: 1.17
§Polyol: 5.2
5223.5
± 831.6
518.2
± 118.2
  1. § Compound according to the manufacturer