Chemical Substances Management

Our Stance

In conformance with applicable laws and regulations in Japan and abroad, as well as industry trends, OMRON has specified certain chemical substances as subject to in-house control, as it strives to conduct appropriate management of these substances.

FY2017 Overview

In fiscal 2017, there was no incident of leakage of chemical substances.

PCB Detoxification

For power capacitors and fluorescent lamp ballasts both with high concentrations of PCBs, detoxification treatment was completed by FY2016 by the Japan Environmental Storage & Safety Corporation (JESCO).

With regard to devices with low PCBs concentrations, detoxification treatment was completed by FY2016 by licensed operators.

Management of PRTR Substances

As for PRTR substances, the amounts used and transferred are managed at all production sites worldwide.