Chemical Substances Control Law (CSCL) and Industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA)

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Chemical Substances Control Law (Kashin-hou: CSCL)

  1. Confirmation of Chemical substances subject to CSCL
    [Japanese Existing and New Chemical Substances Inventory(ENCS)]
  2. Small Volume Permit (SVP) [≦1t/fisical year(From April until March)]
  3. Low Volume Exemption (LVE) [1~10t/fisical year(From April until March)]
  4. Confirmation System for Polymers [Polymers of low concern(PLC)]
  5. Submission of the notification for full notification
  6. Special procedure to submit the annual notification of imported quantity of the previous fisical year
    (Joint notification): The procedure is acceptable only for "General chemicals".

Main relevant test items

ItemsRelated testOECD (Reference TG*)
Biodegradation(>1t)Biodegradation testTG301C
TG301F
Bioaccumulation(>1t)Partition coefficient testTG107
TG117
Bioaccumulation in Fish test TG305
Toxicity(>10t)Ames testTG471
Chromosomal aberration testTG473
28days repeated dose toxicity testTG407
Eco‐toxicity(>10t)Acute fish toxicity testTG203
Acute daphnia immobilization testTG202
Algae growth inhibition testTG201
For PolymersPolymer Flow Scheme test(PFS test) 

*CSCL defines the testing methods of CSCL, therefore the above guideline numbers are for reference only.

 

Industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA)

  1. Confirmation of existing chemical substances [Existing chemical substances under ISHA]
  2. Notification for Small Quantity Permit (SQP) (≦100㎏/year/site)
  3. Notification for full notification (>100㎏/year/site)

 

Main relevant test items

ItemsRelated testOECD (Reference TG*)
Toxicity(>100kg)Ames testTG471

*ISHA defines an Ames testing method of ISHA, therefore the above guideline number is for reference only.

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