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Chemicals, Pesticides and Fertilizers

Note: All listings and products must comply with all laws and regulations.

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Poisonous and deleterious substances specified in Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act.
  • Products that do not meet criteria established by Act on Control of Household Products Containing Harmful Substances.
  • Agricultural chemicals listed by sellers who have not filed a sales notification required by Agricultural Chemicals Control Act.
  • Products which are regulated by Agricultural Chemicals Control Act:
    • Agricultural chemicals which do not have descriptions required by Article 16 of Agricultural Chemicals Control Act on their containers or packages(except for specified agricultural chemicals) ;
    • Agricultural chemicals which are prohibited by Article 18, paragraph (2) of Agricultural Chemicals Control Act to be sold; and
    • Chemical herbicides which do not have descriptions required by Article 22-1 of Agricultural Chemicals Control Act on their containers or packages (In case of selling chemical herbicides with descriptions, please describe in the product description that the product cannot be used as an agricultural chemical) .
  • Fertilizers listed by sellers who have not filed a sales notification required by Fertilizer Regulation Act.
  • Products which are regulated by Fertilizer Regulation Act:
    • Normal fertilizers which do not have the assurance labels required by Fertilizer Regulation Act on their containers or packages;
    • Special fertilizers which do not have descriptions required by Fertilizer Regulation Act on their containers or packages;
    • Normal fertilizers that the registration is required by Fertilizer Regulation Act, but are not registered.
    • Specified fertilizers that the notification is required by Fertilizer Regulation Act, but are not notified.

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Restricted Products: Drugs

Restricted Products: Quasi Drugs & Cosmetics

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