Japan

15 Dec 2016

Japan encourages interest in chemSHERPA info-sharing scheme Locked

Aim for tool to become the standard throughout EEI supply chain

​Japan​
30 Nov 2016

Japan reviews Chemical Substances Control Law Locked

Goals include speeding up screening and assessments

​Japan​
21 Sep 2016

Japan considers new regulatory framework for FCMs

Discussions include developing a positive list

​Japan​
16 Jun 2016

Prenatal PFC exposure linked to hormone changes

Levels in babies at birth may have lifetime effects, say researchers

​Japan​
24 May 2016 Briefing

Regulating cosmetics globally Locked

​Europe​,​Japan​,​United States​,​Canada​,​Brazil​
12 May 2016

Asean-Japan chemical database officially launched

Information on chemical substances and legislation provided

​Japan​
9 May 2016

SMEs may find Japan’s new risk assessment requirement 'difficult' Locked

Proposed 'control banding' method could prove troublesome

​Japan​
7 Apr 2016

Japan updates GHS mixture classification system

Guidelines available for SDSs and labelling

​Japan​
24 Feb 2016

Japan upholds limit on PCBs in organic pigments

Report makes recommendations for safer management

​Japan​
21 Jan 2016

More growth ahead for chemical management workloads, says survey

Salaries and bonuses up slightly on previous year

​Europe​,​Latin America​,​North America​,​Japan​,​South Korea​,​Taiwan​,​Thailand​,​Africa & Middle East​,​China​,​Global​
7 Jan 2016

Japan and Thailand renew MoC on chemicals management Locked

Aim to achieve WSSD 2020 targets

​Japan​,​Thailand​
22 Dec 2015

Japanese institute urges firms to use Asian regulatory database Locked

Tool should reduce compliance risks, says Nite official

​Asia Pacific​,​Japan​
17 Dec 2015

NC3Rs refines animal acute inhalation testing

International effort defines ‘evident toxicity’ to improve animal welfare

​Europe​,​North America​,​Asia Pacific​
10 Dec 2015

Trade groups want UAE electronics law 'harmonised' with EU’s RoHS

Details on compliance requirements 'missing'

​Europe​,​Japan​,​South Korea​,​United Arab Emirates​
10 Dec 2015

Japan, China and South Korea to share chemical management information Locked

Plans include joint research on testing

​Japan​,​South Korea​,​China​
26 Nov 2015

Japan-Asean online tool ‘beneficial, but more data needed’ Locked

Companies suggest improvements

​Japan​
22 Oct 2015

Japan helping to develop PRTR in Thailand and Vietnam Locked

Project to finish in March 2016

​Japan​,​Thailand​,​Vietnam​
31 Jul 2015

Japan to introduce data tool for chemicals in products

Transfer scheme aims to standardise format

​Japan​
17 Jul 2015 Briefing

How new chemicals are identified Locked

​Europe​,​Japan​,​South Korea​,​Taiwan​,​United States​,​Philippines​,​China​
17 Jul 2015 Briefing

Regulating polymers Locked

​Europe​,​Australia​,​Japan​,​South Korea​,​United States​,​China​
14 Jul 2015

Japan and Vietnam sign second cooperation agreement Locked

MoC in place for five years

​Japan​
18 Jun 2015

OECD improves access to worldwide chemical classifications

​Multinational bodies​,​Europe​,​Japan​
17 Jun 2015 Briefing

Asia-Pacific’s regulatory environment Locked

​Australia​,​Japan​,​New Zealand​,​Philippines​,​Thailand​,​Indonesia​,​Vietnam​,​China​
28 May 2015

Japan's industrial safety law to be amended Locked

Compulsory risk assessments to be required for substances requiring SDSs

​Japan​
22 May 2015 Briefing

EU and Japan strengthen cooperation Locked

​Europe​,​Japan​
7 May 2015

Japan introduces support tool for mixture SDSs and labels

Tool converts excel to TSV format

​Japan​
30 Apr 2015

Excessive DEHP in children's urine found in Japanese study Locked

​Japan​
1 Apr 2015

Japan to launch harmonised chemical database for Asean countries

Harmonised platform aims to facilitate information sharing

​Japan​
5 Mar 2015

Japan and Taiwan to sign MoU on chemicals management

​Japan​,​Taiwan​
13 Feb 2015

Japanese chemical industry announces latest research projects Locked

​Japan​