Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2006.11.21 [FY2005 Accident Information Report is Ready]

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FY2005 Accident Information Report is Ready

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Life and Welfare Technology Center
November 21, 2006

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) today released its Annual Report based on the Accident Information collected in FY2005.

1. Press release

Release date:
November 21, 2006
Title:
FY2005 Report of Accident Information
Publisher:
Life and Welfare Technology Center
Summary:
  • NITE collects information on accidents involving consumer products, investigates the causes, and then publicizes the accident information upon completion of investigations and analyses. The FY2005 report has been compiled and is now available.
  • The number of cases collected in FY2005 was the largest ever, 2,413 as of June 15, 2006, counting multiple reports concerning the same product as a single case, while discounting cases where the product was found not to be the cause and cases concerning products not under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Trade, Economy and Industry.

Press briefing paper in Japanese [PDF:110KB]

2. Reference

For more information;
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
Product Safety Technology Center, Product Safety Investigation Division

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