Indium Blog

NanoFoil® Environmental and Shipping Safety

  • Indium Corporation
  • Indium
  • NanoFoil®

  • NanoFoil® is as simple as elemental nickel and aluminum, with small amounts of vanadium, indium, copper, and silver. Due to the benign nature of these elements, NanoFoil® is quite environmentally friendly as far as heat sources go. Here are some facts about NanoFoil®:

    • Does not contain any ozone depleting chemicals (Clean Air Act & Montreal Protocols)
    • Not considered a hazardous material (Clean Water Act)
    • Not listed as an EPA hazardous material
    • Not subject to CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) reportable quantity requirements for spills
    • Certified to ship ground and air through UPS and FedEx


    Here is an example of how large sheets are packaged for safe shipment (below).


    More questions? Just ask me.It's what I do.


    Authored by previous Indium Application Manager Jim Hisert