Product Regulation Program for Environmentally Hazardous Substances in Products

Rank Target substance group
Prohibition Substances specified as Class I Specified Chemical Substance in Paragraph (2) of Article 2 of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.
Polychlorinated biphenyls ( PCB ) Polychlorinated naphthalene ( with more than 2 chlorine atoms )
Substances specified in Paragraph (1) of Article 16 of the Enforcement Order of the Industrial Safety and Health Act
Specified poisons as prescribed in Paragraph (3) of Article 2 of the Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act
Substances specified in Pow 35-3 (1) , (3) , and (4) of Appended Table 2 of the Export Trade Control Order
Substances classified as "Any use" under the Significant New Use Rules (SNUR) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Substances listed in Annexes A, B, C, and E of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
Substances listed in Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule 1 A and B
Formaldehyde Benzene
musk xylene (1-tert-butyl-3,5-dimethyl-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene)
N-Phenyl-benzenamine reaction products with styrene and 2,4,4-trimethylpentene (BNST)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) Asbestos
Azo compounds Specific aromatic amines (carcinogenic)
Cadmium and its compounds Arsenic and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Biocidal active substances as defined in EU Regulation 528/2012
Bromine-based flame retardants (PBBs, PBDEs) Beryllium and its compounds (used in ceramics)
Chlorinated paraffins (short-chain) Chlorinated organic solvent
Hexavalent chromium compounds Cobalt chloride
Inorganic cyanide compounds Dioxins and related compounds
Dimethyl fumarate (DMF) Perfluoroalkyl sulfonate (PFAS)
Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and PFOS salts
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its salts and esters, Compound having perfluoroheptyl group.
Lead and its compounds (lead as subject to the RoHS Directive)
Mercury and its compounds Metallic carbonyls
Metallic nickel (only if users will be in constant contact with the substance)
Specific organophosphorus compounds Nonylphenol ethoxylates (regulated only for specific use)
Fluorinated Green House Gases (PFCs, HFCs, Sulfur hexafluoride)
Red phosphorus-based flame retardants Specific phthalic acid esters (BBP, DEHP, DBP, DIBP)
Radioactive substances Thallium and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Organotin compounds (3-substituted compounds, DBB, DBT, and DOT for specific applications)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Monomethyl-tetrachlorodiphenyl methane
Monomethyl-dichloro-diphenyl methane Monomethyldibromodiphenyl-methane (DBBT)
Heavy metals used in packaging materials (Cd, Cr6+, Hg, Pb)  
Reduction / Avoidance Ethylene glycol ether and its acetates Antimony and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Ethylbenzene Styrene
Toluene Xylene
Beryllium and its compounds (expect Ceramics) Arsenic and its compounds (copper foil for printed circuit boards, used in semiconductors)
Lead and its compounds (ceramics, glass, high-temperature solders, etc. to which the RoHS Directive does not apply)
Perchloric acid and perchlorates Bisphenol A
Phthalic acid esters (except Specific phthalic acid esters)
Samarium and its compounds Thallium (used in gold plating)
Chlorine and chlorine containing compounds Bromine and bromine containing compounds
Organostannic compounds Dioctyltin compounds (except when used in specified applications)
Monitoring  Substances specified for management by the Joint Article Management Promotion-consortium (JAMP)
Aliphatic amines Cyclodeca-1,5,9-triene
Cyclododecane 1,3-Butadiene
2-isopropyl-bicyclo[4.4.0]decane or 3-isopropyl-bicyclo[4.4.0]decane
Alkylene glycol ether and its acetates
Antimony and its compounds (contained in plastics) Diisopropylnaphthalene
Triisopropylnaphthalene 1,3,5-tri-tert-butylbenzene
Biphenyls Bismuth and its compounds
1,1-bis (tert-butyldioxy) -3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexane
Boron and its compounds CMR substances
Cobalt and its compounds Copper and its compounds
Organocyanide compounds Dibenzyltoluene
Fluorine and its compounds Dipentene dimer or its hydrogen addition compounds
Gold and its compounds Magnesium and its compounds
Maleic anhydride Manganese and its compounds
N,N-dicyclohexyl-1,3-benzothiazole-2-sulfenamide
Palladium and its compounds Phenols
Selenium and its compounds Tellurium and its compounds
Silver and its compounds Hydrogenated terphenyl
Tin and its compounds Zinc and its compounds
Lead and its compounds (alloys, etc. to which the RoHS Directive does not apply)
SVHC defined by the REACH regulations Foaming polystyrene used in packaging materials