• February 26, 2019
  • WTO

Designation of "Shitei Yakubutsu" - 4 substances and their "proper uses"

Title of document
Designation of "Shitei Yakubutsu" (designated substances), based on the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devicees (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"). (1960, Law No.145) (1 page(s), in English)

Proposed "Shitei Yakubutsu" (designated 4 substances), and their "proper uses" designated under the Act

Notifying member: Japan


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

In order to prevent the abuse of substances with probable effects on the central nervous system and to clarify the regulation under the Act, the MHLW designates such substances as “Shitei Yakubutsu”. Manufacture, import and sale,


Agency responsible
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)


  • Submission: 26/02/2019
  • Reception: 26/02/2019
  • Distribution: 26/02/2019
  • Final date for comments: N/A
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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