Air & Transportation

Regulatory Measures against Air Pollutants Emitted from Factories and Business Sites and the Outline of Regulation - Substances Requiring Priority Action

Substances Requiring Priority Action

Name of substance
1 Acrylonitrile
2 Acetaldehyde
3 Vinyl chloride monomer
4 Chloroform
5 Chloromethyl methyl ether
6 Ethylene oxide
7 1,2-dichloroethane
8 Dichloromethane
9 Mercury and its compounds
10 Talc (including the asbestos fiber)
11 Dioxins (Polychlorinated dibenzofurans and Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins)
12 Tetrachloroethylene
13 Trichloroethylene
14 Nickel compounds
15 Arsenic and its compounds
16 1,3-butadiene
17 Beryllium and its compounds
18 Benzene
19 Benzo[a]pyrene
20 Formaldehyde
21 Manganese and its compounds
22 Hexavalent chromium and its compounds
As not all metal compounds have been proven to display long-lasting toxicity, it is necessary to build on scientific information to identify the toxicity features of individual compounds.
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