Substance Data

Chemical Substances Information

CAS Registry Number MITI Number Chemical Substance Name Chemical Structure
50-00-0 2-482 Formaldehyde


Regulatory Classification

Regulatory Classification Cabinet Order No./Registration No. Chemical Substance Name date Remarks
Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs)  25  Formaldehyde  2011/04/01   
Existing chemical substances  Formaldehyde     
Type II Monitoring Chemical Substances (before amendment in FY 2009)  1030  Formaldehyde  2010/04/01   


Screening Info

Publication year Human health effect Ecological effect Detailed assessment by experts Remarks
Exposure Class Hazard Class Priority Exposure Class Hazard Class Priority
2018 4 3 Medium Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs).
2017 4 3 Medium Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs).
2016 4 3 Medium Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs).
2015 4 3 Medium Result of detailed assessment by experts on ecological effect, it has been selected as Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs). Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs).
2014 4 3 Medium Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs).
2010 3 1 High - - - Assessment has been conducted by the serial number of Type II Monitoring Chemical Substance (before amendment).


Remarks


Information of Priority Assessment Chemical Substance

Information of designation

Classification Designated date No. MITI No. Name of Priority Assessment Chemical Substance Rationale for designation Remarks
PACS  2011/04/01  25  2-482  Formaldehyde
Human health effect:x
Ecological effect:x (2015/10/23)
detailed assessment by experts for:Concentration in the environment  (2015/10/23)


No. 25

Risk Assessment Phase 1-I

publication date Status of risk assessment publication source Remarks
2019/04/01 Risk Assessment Phase 1-I (ecological effect)
2018/03/22 Risk Assessment Phase 1-I (ecological effect)
2016/12/27 Risk Assessment Phase 1-I (ecological effect)

Risk Assessment Phase 1-Ⅱ, 1-Ⅲ

publication date Status of risk assessment publication source Remarks
2019/04/01 Risk Assessment Phase 1-II (human health effect)
2018/03/22 Risk Assessment Phase 1-II (human health effect)
2016/12/27 Risk Assessment Phase 1-II (human health effect)
2014/07/31 Risk Assessment Phase 1-II (human health effect)






Other information

The list of high priority chemicals

CAS Registry Number Chemical Substance Name(Reference) International Status of Collection Plan and report of sponsors Remarks
50-00-0 formaldehyde OECD HPV Program Assessed

Manufactured and/or imported quantities

Fiscal year MITI Number Registration No. Chemical Substance Name Classification Manufactured and/or imported quantities (t) Remarks
2017 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 111,334
2016 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 110,541
2015 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 132,985
2014 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 114,344
2013 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 118,831
2012 2-482 25 Formaldehyde Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACSs) 106,006


Published information

publication source publication date Chemical Substance Name Published Result Judgement Remarks
Official Bulletin of Ministry of International Trade and Industry 1989/12/28 formaldehyde Chemical substance determinated to be ready biodegradable




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