健康・医療Utensils, Containers and Packaging
To ensure the safety of utensils, containers, packaging, toys and detergent, the MHLW establishes specifications and standards for these products. The MHLW also prohibits the use of materials that do not meet the specifications and the manufacturing of them by using methods that do not meet standards.
About the Positive List System for Food Utensils, Containers and Packaging
About partially amendment of the Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives, etc (MHLW Notification no.370) (Promulgated on April 28, 2020)
- Japanese/English bilingual version of Appended Table 1 (including English name and CAS registry number)
The procedures to amend the Positive List (Appended Table 1)
About Q&A of Positive List System
- [Namashoku No. 0501-6, May 1, 2020] Preparations of related public notices following the enforcement of paragraph (3) of Article 18 of the Amended Food Sanitation Act amended by the Act Partially Amending the Food Sanitation Act, Etc.〔PDF form:118KB〕
Control manufacturing and providing necessary information
Guideline for safety assurance in the manufacture etc. of food utensils, containers and packaging
Report of the Regulation on Containers and Utensils
Interim Report for Reviewing the Regulations on Containers and Utensils
- Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives, etc.
(Public Notice of the Ministry of Health and Welfare No. 370, 1959)
Utensils, Containers, Packaging, Toys (PDF:910KB)