The Group confirms the safety of the chemicals (including materials) during the selection phase of procurement in an effort to improve product safety. The Group also provides information to customers.
The safety of chemicals used is ensured by means of a Pre-use Evaluation System and Information Updating System.
When considering the use of a new chemical, the Oji Group conducts a pre-use assessment by checking laws and regulations, hazard information, and green procurement by major industry associations, etc. using proprietary pre-use evaluation sheets and makes a determination whether the chemical can be used.
Chemical substance management regimes are being strengthened in Japan and overseas, and accordingly, the Group regularly updates evaluation sheets and information by regularly evaluating chemicals in use and confirms their safety.
The Group responds to customer inquiries based on safety information for various chemicals verified using the Pre-use Evaluation System and the Information Updating System.Responses to customer inquiries are made using Research Reports*1, Article Information Sheets (AIS)*2,Safety Data Sheets (SDS)*3 and other information.