Japanese SDS & Labelling Requirements

There are many laws governing chemical substances in Japan, some of which are very complicated and difficult to understand.

This webinar takes a look at the main regulations which govern safety data sheet (SDS) and labelling requirements in Japan, including:

  • Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law (PDSCL)
  • Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL)
  • Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR)
  • Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL)
  • Fire Service Law (FSL)

During this session, we will discuss the requirements of the Japanese regulations relating to SDSs and labels, and assist manufacturers and importers in understanding both the rules in general and their exemptions and special cases.


Duration: 45 minutes

  • English

Presenter(s): Mitsuo Yamaguchi

Mitsuo “Mitch” Yamaguchi is a Senior Regulatory Specialist at UL. With over two decades of experience in managing global regulations, he is a well-known and highly esteemed Regulatory Specialist in Japan, and has presented at many Regulatory Seminars and International Conferences across the globe.

Prior to joining UL, Mitch was a Senior Manager in the EHS department of DIC Corporation, where he contributed to establishing their chemical information integrated management system, as well as project managing the company’s adoption of a Global SDS authoring system. He was also a group leader of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) for a number years.

Mitch has a wealth of experience on new chemical registrations not only in Japan, but also in China, Korea, the United States, and many other countries and regions.


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