Environmentally harmful substances used in processes

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 Row 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
Asbestos 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) Azo compounds
2,4-Dinitrotoluene 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
Cadmium and its compounds Arsenic and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Bromine-based flame retardants (PBBs, PBDEs) Beryllium and its compounds (used in ceramics)
Chlorinated paraffins (short-chain) Chlorinated organic solvent
Vinyl chloride monomer Cobalt chloride
Hexavalent chromium compounds Dioxins and related compounds
Inorganic cyanide compounds 1,4-Dioxane
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
Specific organophosphorus compounds Nonylphenol ethoxylates (regulated only for specific use)
Radioactive substances Thallium and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Simazine Thiuram
Thiobencarb CFCs
Halons HCFCs
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)
Reduction / Avoidance 1-Butanol Ethanol
Iso butanol Isopropyl alcohol (IPA)
Methanol Formaldehyde
n-heptane n-Hexane
Ethylene glycol ether and its acetates Ethylbenzene
musk xylene (1-tert-butyl-3,5-dimethyl-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene)
Styrene Toluene
Xylene Beryllium and its compounds (expect Ceramics)
Fluorinated Green House Gases (PFCs, HFCs, Sulfur hexafluoride)
Hydrazine Acetone
Cyclohexanone Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK)
Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone
Lead and its compounds (ceramics, glass, high-temperature solders, etc. to which the RoHS Directive does not apply)
Trinickel disulfide Nickel sulfate
Chlorine and chlorine containing compounds Specific phthalic acid esters (BBP, DEHP, DBP, DIBP)
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) Thallium (used in gold plating)
Samarium and its compounds
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 Diisopropylnaphthalene
Triisopropylnaphthalene 1,3,5-tri-tert-butylbenzene
Arsenic and its compounds (used in semiconductors) Bromine and bromine containing compounds
Biphenyls Bismuth and its compounds
1,1-bis (tert-butyldioxy) -3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexane
Biocidal active substances as defined in EU Regulation 528/2012
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
Nonylphenol ethoxylates Perchloric acid and perchlorates
Palladium and its compounds Phenols
Bisphenol A Phthalic acid esters (except Specific phthalic acid esters)
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 Industrial Safety and Health Act notifiable substances