Murata and the Environment

Product Regulation Program for Environmentally Hazardous Substances in Products (excerpt)

Rank Target substance group
Prohibition Substances specified as Class I Specified Chemical Substance in Paragraph (2) of Article 2 of the Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.
Substances specified in Paragraph (1) of Article 16 of the Enforcement Order of the Industrial Safety and Health Act
Specified poisons as prescribed in Paragraph (3) of Article 2 of the Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act
Substances specified in Pow 35-3 (1) , (3) , and (4) of Appended Table 2 of the Export Trade Control Order
Substances classified as "Any use" under the Significant New Use Rules (SNUR) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Substances listed in Annexes A, B, C, and E of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
Substances listed in Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule 1 A and B
Formaldehyde Benzene
musk xylene (1-tert-butyl-3,5-dimethyl-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene)
N-Phenyl-benzenamine reaction products with styrene and 2,4,4-trimethylpentene (BNST)
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
Asbestos Specific aromatic amines (carcinogenic)
Azo compounds emitting one of the specific carcinogenic aromatic amines (regulated only for specific use)
Cadmium and its compounds Arsenic and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Biocidal active substances as defined in EU Regulation 528/2012
Bromine-based flame retardants (PBBs, PBDEs) Beryllium and its compounds (used in ceramics)
Chlorinated paraffins (short-chain) Chlorinated organic solvent
Chlorinated flame retardant Cobalt chloride
Hexavalent chromium compounds Dioxins and related compounds
Inorganic cyanide compounds Acrylonitrile
1,4-Dioxane Dimethyl fumarate (DMF)
Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and PFOS salts Perfluoroalkyl sulfonate (PFAS)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its salts and esters, Compound having perfluoroheptyl group.
Fluorinated Green House Gases (PFCs, HFCs, Sulfur hexafluoride)
Lead and its compounds (lead as subject to the RoHS Directive)
Mercury and its compounds Metallic carbonyls
Metallic nickel (only if users will be in constant contact with the substance)
Specific organophosphorus compounds Nonylphenol ethoxylates (regulated only for specific use)
Red phosphorus-based flame retardants Specific phthalic acid esters (BBP, DEHP, DBP, DIBP)
Radioactive substances Thallium and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Organotin compounds (3-substituted compounds, DBB, DBT, and DOT for specific applications)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Monomethyl-tetrachlorodiphenyl methane
Monomethyl-dichloro-diphenyl methane Monomethyldibromodiphenyl-methane (DBBT)
Heavy metals used in packaging materials (Cd, Cr6+, Hg, Pb)
Reduction / Avoidance Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Ethylene glycol ether and its acetates
Ethylene glycol ether and its acetates Antimony and its compounds (with some exceptions)
Ethylbenzene Styrene
Toluene Xylene
Beryllium and its compounds (expect Ceramics)  
Arsenic and its compounds (copper foil for printed circuit boards, used in semiconductors)
Lead and its compounds (ceramics, glass, high-temperature solders, etc. to which the RoHS Directive does not apply)
N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone 2,4-Dinitrotoluene
Perchloric acid and perchlorates Bisphenol A
Phthalic acid esters (except Specific phthalic acid esters)
Samarium and its compounds Thallium (used in gold plating)
Chlorine and chlorine containing compounds Bromine and bromine containing compounds
Organostannic compounds Dioctyltin compounds (except when used in specified applications)
Monitoring IEC62474 Declarable substance groups and declarable substances
Substances listed on the Global Automotive Declarable Substance List (GADSL)
Benzyl alcohol Iso butanol
1-octanol Acetaldehyde
Aliphatic and aromatic amines Cyclodeca-1,5,9-triene
Cyclododecane 1,3-Butadiene
2-isopropyl-bicyclo[4.4.0]decane or 3-isopropyl-bicyclo[4.4.0]decane
Alkylene glycol ether and its acetates 1,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-9,10-anthraquinone
Mineral spirit Dibenzofuran
Dibenzyltoluene Diisopropylnaphthalene
1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene Nitrobenzene
Triisopropylnaphthalene 1,3,5-tri-tert-butylbenzene
Arsenic and its compounds (used in semiconductors) Barium and its compounds
Biphenyls Bismuth and its compounds
1,1-bis (tert-butyldioxy) -3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexane
Chromium and its compounds (except Hexavalent chromium compounds)
Boron and its compounds CMR substances
Cobalt and its compounds Copper and its compounds
Organocyanide compounds Fluorine and its compounds
Gold and its compounds Dipentene dimer or its hydrogen addition compounds
Maleic anhydride Magnesium and its compounds
Nickel compounds Manganese and its compounds
N,N-dicyclohexyl-1,3-benzothiazole-2-sulfenamide Nitric acid compounds and nitrous acid compounds
Nonylphenol ethoxylates Palladium and its compounds
Phenols Bisphenol A
Phosphorus and its compounds Perchloric acid and perchlorates
Selenium and its compounds Tantalum and its compounds
Silver and its compounds Tellurium and its compounds
Tin and its compounds Hydrogenated terphenyl
Vanadium and its compounds Zinc and its compounds
Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) defined by the REACH regulation
Substances listed in Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule 2 and 3
Hazardous substances of CLP Regulation Foaming polystyrene used in packaging materials