In accordance with the updated Industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA), which will go into effect on April 1, 2024, Japan enacted occupational exposure limits and risk assessment standards for 67 chemicals.
- Amendment to Enforcement Order of Industrial Safety and Health Act require labelling and notice of substances
Japan has notified the World Trade Organization of its Industrial Safety and Health Act Enforcement Order on March 16, 2023.
- Notice specifying carcinogenic substances that require preservation of work records, etc. for 30 years based on the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health.
A public notice about substances identified by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as having carcinogenicity based on the terms of the Industrial Safety and Health Regulations, was released by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
The Cabinet Order on the Designation of Poisonous and Deleterious Substances was the subject of a proposed change by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) which is for 3-Aminopropan-1-ol (CAS number 156-87-6) to be classified as…
- Japan: Amendments to the Enforcement Ordinance of the Standards of Feed and Feed Additives (Amendment of agricultural chemical residue for Glyphosate)
Proposal for the amendments of the maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the agricultural chemical: Glyphosate are:
For Oat, Proposed MRL (mg/kg) is 30 and Current MRL (mg/kg) is 20,
- Japan- METI- Guidance on promotion of management, improvement and understanding of the amount of specific chemical substances released into the environment (focus on Safety data sheet “SDS” and labels)
This guide is concerning the promotion of management, improvement and understanding of the amount of specific chemical substances released into the environment.