Consumer Product Safety


Our mission

The consumer products we encounter in our daily lives are many and varied. Meanwhile, product-related accidents occur in familiar situations. NITE collects information on those accidents, analyzes them and investigates their causes. By making the results public, NITE helps prevent accidents from reoccurring and assists businesses to develop safe products and supply them.

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About us

Product Safety Information
NITE provides information associated with product-related accidents in a variety of ways to prevent accidents from reoccurring.
Product Accident Information and Recall Information
NITE stores the product-related accident information and investigation results in the accident database.
Reports and Publications
NITE compiles the survey results of collected accident information quarterly and annually.
Product Safety seminars etc.
NITE controbutes to the implementaion of Product Safety seminars.
NITE’s Accident Information Collection System
NITE collects product-related accident information, investigates their causes and make the results public. Through these activities, NITE helps prevent the similar accidents from occurring.
Promotion of Standardization
NITE developments or proposes standards/regulations concerning consumer products to prevent accidents.
On-the-Spot Inspection
By order of Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, NITE conducts on-site inspection of manufacturers/importers to confirm their compliance with the applicable lows/regulations.

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Accident database (Japanese)
The product-related accident information and investigation results are stored in this database.
Recall Information database (Japanese)
The product-related recall information are stored in this database.

Contact us

 Planning Division  Product Safety Technology Center  National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Phone number:+81-6-6612-2065
Fax number:+81-6-6612-1617
Address:1-22-16, Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 559-0034 Japan MAP
Biological Resource Center, NITE (NBRC)
Chemical Management
International Accreditation Japan
Consumer Product Safety