Exemption for intermediates etc.

The Chemical Substance Control Law grants manufacturers or importers exemption for intermediates, substances in closed system and substances exclusively for exportation. Chemical substances of low concern for discharge into the environment are exempt. All exemptions require approval from authorities before starting manufacturing or import. Important to note for each exemption:

1. Inter-site shipment permitted on the condition that one company owns all sites in case of intermediates;
2. Sufficient measures should be taken to prevent environmental pollution until disposal phase for substances in closed system;
3. Export only exemption is limited to those countries with chemical control systems in place: EU countries, United States, Australia, Canada, China and Korea etc.