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.

please follow this link to read the full report (in French or in Dutch) and this link to read the executive summary (English, French, Dutch and German)