The Belgian Federal Public Service for Public Health has released its first report from the implementation of a nanomaterial register in Belgium. The report covers substances registered in 2016.
Most of the registrations (45% ) fall under the category of use: SU3 - Industrial uses: Uses of substances as such or in preparations at industrial sites. 150 different substances were registered, for a total 75 000 tons. 57 550 tons of substances in nanoparticular state were imported, 16 947 tons were manufactured and 13 815 tons were distributed in the Kingdom in 2016.