Published: 3 September, 2019
Three ministries added 210 substances into Japanese ENCS
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 on 31st July adding 210 substances to the List of Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS) under the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) inventory. The substances will be regarded as general chemical substances under the CSCL framework.
METI announcement: https://www.meti.go.jp/policy/chemical_management/kasinhou/information/kokuji_190731.pdf
Authors: Tan Sun and Sophie Guinard