The papers concerned the Juelich base, near Germany's border with Belgium, which has atomic waste stored there, according to German media.
The prime suspect in the Paris attacks had document about a German nuclear research base hidden in his Brussels flat, according to reports.
Investigators found the papers in the Molenbeek flat of Salah Abdeslam, who was the world's most wanted man until he was arrested last month.
The papers concerned the Juelich base, near the Belgian border, which has atomic waste stored there, according to German media.
The centre said in a statement there was no indication of any danger and that it was in contact with security authorities and nuclear supervisors.
A local news network, the Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland (RND) group said sources had told it Hans-Georg Maassen, head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV), had told a parliamentary committee Abdeslam had the documents.
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