Belgian Nanomaterial Registration in Effect 1 January

    View Author December 2015

    As of 1 January 2016, all companies importing, producing or distributing chemical substances that are considered as “nanomaterials” under the applicable Belgian legislation must register such materials in a public register. The substances covered by the Belgian legislation are manufactured nanomaterials containing nanoparticles whose size is in the 1-100 nanometers range. In addition, companies are obliged to inform their Committee for Protection and Prevention at Work (CPPW) of such registration.