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  • Japan Announces 210 New Chemicals Substances under CSCL

      5 Aug 2019   Nora Wang

    On July 31, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Ministry of the Environment (MOE), and Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) released the Joint Notice No.2 [1], announcing the names
  • Japan Adds 15 Priority Assessment Chemicals

      30 Apr 2019   Nadine He

    15 substances (given number 237~251) were designated on Apr 1st as “priority assessment chemicals” (PACs) under the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) according to Japan’s Gazette[1]. This brings the total number of 
  • Japan Exempts 150 Existing Substances from Annual Notification

      9 Apr 2019   Nadine He

    On Mar 29, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced the addition of 150 existing substances to the List of
  • Japan METI Details Small Volume Substance/Low Volume Notification Requirements

      16 Oct 2018   lynn liang

    As the implementation date of Jan 1, 2019 approaches for amended small volume substance notification and low volume notification of new chemical substances under the Japan Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL), METI has
  • Japan Revises Use Categories under CSCL

      12 Jul 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Jul 5th, 2018, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Ministry of Environment (MOE), and Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) jointly issued the drafts of revised use categories and the
  • Japan Published Table of Environmental Emission Factors

      2 Jul 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Jun 28th, 2018, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), and the Ministry of Environment (MOE) jointly issued a draft table of the environmental emission
  • Japan Revised PFS Test Methods for CSCL

      23 Mar 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Mar 6th, 2018, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) issued a notice and revised the test methods of polymer flow scheme (PFS) test on polymers under the Chemical Substances Control Law (CSCL).
  • Japan Revises CSCL Enforcement Order

      5 Mar 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Feb 21st, 2018, METI issued a government gazette and stipulated the amendments to the Cabinet Order for Enforcement of CSCL which is a supportive regulation to CSCL. The main amendments include 5 parts and will take
  • Japan METI Details the Determination of Specified New Chemicals

      9 Feb 2018   Matt Lyu

    In Mar 2017, Japan’s government voted and passed the amendments to the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) proposed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Environment (
  • Japan Consults on Amendments on Test Methods of New Chemicals

      21 Dec 2017   Matt Lyu

    On Dec 18th 2017, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and Ministry of Environment (MOE) jointly issued a notice on the amendments on the test methods of
  • Japan METI Sets Enforcement Date for Revised CSCL

      20 Dec 2017   Matt Lyu

    In Mar 2017, Japan’s government voted and passed the amendments to the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) proposed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Environment (MOE). On Dec 8th
  • Japan: Interpretation of Japan New Chemical Substance Notification and Inventory

      9 Nov 2017   Ying Zhang

    On Chemical Regulatory Annual Conference 2017, Mr. Fukushima, the Ex-Director General of Chemical Management Center (NITE), along with Ms. Yoshida from National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), have given a full
  • Japan CSCL: Changes in Prior Assessment Chemical Substances

      11 Apr 2017   Matt Lyu

    Japanese METI published the latest batch of Prior Assessment Chemical Substances (PACs) under CSCL. In the meantime, some PACs were deleted.
  • Japan Passed Amendments to CSCL

      8 Mar 2017   Matt Lyu

    Japanese Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) stipulates that potential revisions or amendments to the Law should be assessed every 5 years to align legislation with industry status quo. On Mar 7th 2017
  • Japan Small Amount New Chemicals Notification to Begin in 2017

      15 Dec 2016   Matt Lyu

    Japanese MHLW, METI and MOE issued a joint notice, announcing the notification window for the 1st batch of small amount new chemicals under Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) in 2017.
  • Schedule for New Chemical Notification under Japan CSCL in 2017

      29 Sep 2016   Jane Zhou

    On Sep 20, the three competent authorities of Japan’s Chemical Substances Control Law (CSCL), namely METI, MHLW and MOE, jointly announced the schedule (Jan ~ Dec, 2017) for new chemical substance notification under the

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