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Japan published 2021 schedule for low volume permit applications

2021-01-28

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Japan’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) in 2021 has published the schedule for companies to notify new chemical substances manufactured or imported in volumes of less than 10 tonnes/year, or apply for the small volume chemical permits under the Chemical Substances Control Law (CSCL).

For receiving the confirmation of manufacturing or importing a small amount of chemicals substances from the Government of Japan, one can apply through following methods under the given dates;

  1. Online electronic submission.
  2. Optical disc mailing.
  3. By E-mail.

Sr. No.

Application dates

Notification deadline

1.

13–22 January

For documents: 13–20 January

26 March

2.

1–9 April

No postal applications

20 May

3.

6–14 May 

No postal applications

20 June

4.

1–10 June

For documents: 1–4 June

15 July

5.

1–9 July

No postal applications

10 August

6.

1–6 September

For documents: 1–10 September

15 October

7.

1–8 October

No postal applications

10 November

8.

1–10 November

No postal applications

10 December

9.

1–10 December

For documents: 1–6 December

15 January

The Applicant willing to manufacture or import the chemicals must include all the relevant details about Company Name, Addresses, Notifier or Responsible Person with the amount of Volume and use of chemicals to be exported. The online electronic submission can be favorable in the time of Covid-19, which can be done by uploading the applications to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), MoE and METI are jointly responsible for processing the applications.

The penalty for non-compliance is prison of up to one year or a maximum fine of 50M Japanese yen.

Click here to see more Information (In Japanese)

Update: 2021-01-28

 

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