Laws :Health & Chemicals

Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.

(Provisional translation)

Act

Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.[PDF 392KB]
(Act No. 117 of October 16, 1973) Last revised by: November 12, 2010

Cabinet Order

Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.[PDF 114KB]
(Cabinet Order No. 202 of June 7, 1974) Last revised by: Cabinet Order No. 322 of October 31, 2007

Ministerial Ordinance

Ministerial Ordinance to Provide for Technical Standards concerning PFOS or Its Salts and Products set forth in Items (i) to (iii) of the Paragraph on PFOS or Its Salts in the Table in Article 3-3 of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of their Manufacture, etc. [PDF 49KB]
(Ordinance No. 4 of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment, 2010)
Ministerial Ordinance to Provide for Technical Standards concerning Fire Extinguishers, Fire-Extinguishing Chemicals for Fire Extinguishers, and Fire Fighting Foam Pursuant to Item (iv) of the Paragraph on PFOS or Its Salts in the Table in Article 3-3 of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of their Manufacture, etc. as Applied by Replacing Terms Pursuant to the Provisions of Paragraph (3) of the Supplementary Provisions of Said Order for Enforcement [PDF 35KB]
(Ordinance No. 1 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications; Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; Ministry of the Environment; and Ministry of Defense, 2010)
Ministerial Ordinance Specifying Items Concerning the Testing of New Chemical Substances and the Study of the Hazardous Properties of Type I Monitoring Chemical Substances and Type II Monitoring Chemical Substances[PDF 65KB]
(Ordinance of the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Health and Welfare, and Ministry of International Trade and Industry No. 1 of July 13, 1974)
Final revision: Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 3 of November 21, 2003
Ministerial Ordinance on Notification, etc. of the Manufacture or Import of New Chemical Substances [PDF 87KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare and Ministry of International Trade and Industry No. 1 of April 15, 1974)
Final revision: Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 1 of January 11, 2005
(Application Forms [PDF 155KB] )
Ministerial Ordinance Specifying Items Concerning the Study of the Hazardous Properties of Type III Monitoring Chemical Substances[PDF 53KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Ministry of the Environment No. 10 of November 21, 2003)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry-related Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.[PDF 90KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry No. 40 of June 7, 1974)
Final revision: Ordinance of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry No. 14 of March 4, 2005
Ministerial Ordinance Specifying Regions where Necessary Measures Have Been Taken to Prevent Environmental Pollution from New Chemical Substances[PDF 55KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Ministry of the Environment No. 3 of March 18, 2004)
Ministerial Ordinance on Public Notice of Names of New Chemical Substances Prescribed in Paragraph (4) of Article 4 of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.[PDF 52KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Ministry of the Environment No. 4 of March 18, 2004)
Ministerial Ordinance on Instructions to Conduct a Study of the Hazardous Properties of Type I Monitoring Chemical Substances and Type II Monitoring Chemical Substances and Acknowledgement of Class II specified Chemical Substances, etc.[PDF 59KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare and Ministry of International Trade and Industry No. 2 of March 12, 1987)
Final revision: Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 5 of March 18, 2004
Ministerial Ordinance on Instructions to Conduct a Study of the Hazardous Properties of Type III Monitoring Chemical Substances[PDF 52KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 1 of March 18, 2004)
Ministerial Ordinance on Reporting of Hazardous Properties[PDF 60KB]
(Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 2 of March 18, 2004)
Final revision: Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Ministry of the Environment No. 4 of April 1, 2005

Notice

Matters to be Indicated with Respect to PFOS or Its Salts, or Measures, etc., for Preventing Environmental Pollution from Class I Specified Chemical Substances, to be Indicated on Containers, Packaging, or Invoices for Said Class I Specified Chemical Substances or Products that Use PFOS or Its Salts, as Stipulated in Paragraphs (1) to (4) for PFOS or Its Salts in the Table in Article 3-3 as Applied by Replacing Terms Pursuant to the Provisions of Paragraph (3) of the Supplementary Provisions to the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of their Manufacture, etc. [PDF 62KB]
(Public Notice No. 23 of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of the Environment, 2010
Methods of Testing New Chemical Substances)
Algal Growth Inhibition Test, Daphnia Acute Immobilization Test, and Fish Acute Toxicity Test[PDF 299KB]
Avian Reproduction Test[PDF 30KB]

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