Air & Transportation

Regulatory Measures against Air Pollutants Emitted from Factories and Business Sites and the Outline of Regulation - Emission Standards for Toxic Substances

Emission Standards for Toxic Substances

Name of substanceName of facilityStandard value
Cadmium and its compounds Baking furnace and smelting furnace for manufacturing glass using cadmium sulfide of cadmium carbonate as raw material 1.0 mg/Nm3
Calcination furnace, sintering furnace, smelting furnace, converter and drying furnace for refining copper, lead or cadmium
Drying facility for manufacturing cadmium pigment, or cadmium carbonate
Chlorine Chlorine quick cooling facility for manufacturing chlorinated ethylene 30 mg/Nm3
Dissolving tank for manufacturing ferric chloride
Reaction furnace for manufacturing activated carbon using zinc chloride
Reaction facility and absorbing facility for manufacturing chemical products
Hydrogen chloride Same as above 80 mg/Nm3
Waste incinerator 700 mg/Nm3
Fluorine, hydrogen fluoride, and silicon fluoride Electrolytic furnace for smelting aluminum (Harmful substances are emitted from discharge outlet) 3.0 mg/Nm3
Electrolytic furnace for smelting sluminum (harmful substances are emitted from top) 1.0 mg/Nm3
Baking furnace and smelting furnace for manufacturing glass using fluorite or sodium silicofluorate as raw material 10 mg/Nm3
Reaction facility, concentrating facility and smelting furnace for manufacturing phosphoric acid
Condensing facility, absorbing facility and distilling facility for manufacturing phosphoric acid
Reaction facility, drying facility and distilling facility for manufacturing phosphoric acid
Reaction furnace for manufacturing superphosphate of lime 15 mg/Nm3
Baking furnace and open-hearth furnace for manufacturing phosphoric acid fartilizer 20 mg/Nm3
Lead and its compound Calcination furnace, converter, smelting furnace and drying furnace for refining copper, lead or zinc 10 mg/Nm3
Sintering furnace and blast furnace for refining copper, lead or zinc 30 mg/Nm3
Smelting furnace etc. for secondary refining of lead for manufacturing lead pipe, sheet, wire, lead storage battery or lead pigment 10 mg/Nm3
Baking furnace and smelting furnace for manufacturing glass using lead oxides as raw materials 20 mg/Nm3
Note:
Prefectures may, by decree, set more stringent standards.
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