# Is it possible to specifically recycle nanomaterials from products?

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No, a recovery of nanomaterials from a product is not feasible, because the nanomaterials are often tightly embedded in a matrix and the separation of nanomaterials is technically difficult. However, the majority of nanomaterial-containing products is recycled (e.g. plastics, electronic goods).