Updated list of substances considered as Priority Assessment Chemicals
Japan: Updated List of Substances Considered as Priority Assessment Chemicals Date: 26 April 2023 As part of the systematic risk assessment process for all chemical substances in Japan, the inventory of notified chemical substances is clustered into 2 groups: general chemicals (substances having a low risk) and all other substances, called priority assessment chemicals (PAC), […]
Japan launches public-private partnership for consolidation of GHS classification
MHLW has launched a new initiative for the collection and joint review of data for the consolidated GHS classification of 157 target substances in the fiscal year 2023.
Japan’s Strategy for Sustainable Food System got off to a good start in 2021
In 2021, the crop protection industry achieved the ruduction of ca. 9% in risk-weighted use of chemical pesticides.
Gene edited waxy corn notified in Japan
Waxy corn developed by Corteva through gene editing technology was notified in Japan on March 20, 2023.
GMO guideline amendment under discussion
Japan’s FSC is currently revising the guidelines for the safety assessment of genetically modified (GM) food and food additives. The consultations about GM food are expected to be completed by the end of March 2023.