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Cabinet Order of the Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law

[Cabinet Order No.324, 1962 / Tentative Translation]

Article 1 (Electrical Appliances and Materials)

Electrical Appliances and Materials stipulated by Article 2, Paragraph 1 of the Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law (Law No.234, 1961 hereinafter referred to as “the Law”) shall be considered to be those items listed in the first column of Appendix 1, and in Appendix 2.

Article 1.2 (Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials)

Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials stipulated by Article 2, Paragraph 2 of the Law shall be considered to be those items listed in the first column of Appendix 1.

Article 2 (Transition Period regarding Preservation of Certificates)

The periods stipulated by the provisos of Article 9, Paragraph 1 of the Law shall be considered to be those periods listed in the second column for each Specified Electrical Appliance and Material listed in the first column of Appendix 1, respectively.

Article 2.2 (Term of Validity for Registration of Conformity Assessment Bodies, etc.)

The term of validity stipulated by the provision of Article 32, Paragraph 1 of the Law (including application mutatis mutandis of Article 42.3, Paragraph 2 of the Law) shall be three years.

Article 2.3 (Burden of the Expenses Required for Inspection at the Foreign Registered Conformity Assessment Body’s Offices, etc. )

The expenses stipulated by the provision of Article 42-4, Paragraph 2 of the Law shall be the expenses required for the visit of the lawful representative (in case the Minister has the National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (hereinafter called “NITE”) inspect according to the provision of Article 42.4, Paragraph3, officials of the NITE) to the offices or place of business for the purpose of the inspection pursuant to Article 42.1, Paragraph 8 of the Law. In this case, details required for the calculation of the amount of travel expenses shall be provided by a Ministerial Ordinance of Economy, Trade and Industry (hereinafter referred to as “METI Ordinance”).

Article 3 (Reporting)

  1. The items regarding which the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry can, in accordance with the provisions of Article 45, Paragraph 1 of the Law, order the submission of reports by persons engaged in the business of manufacturing or importing Electric Appliances and Materials, are the product type of Electric Appliances and Materials manufactured or imported, numbers, locations of manufacturing, storage, or sale; contents of records of testing, main customers, dangers attending use of the Electric Appliances and Material, measures taken to prevent such dangers and other items regarding the operation of manufacturing or importing the Electric Appliances and Materials.
  2. The items regarding which the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry can, in accordance with the provisions of Article 45, Paragraph 1 of the Law, order the submission of reports by persons engaged in the business of selling Electric Appliances and Materials, are the classification of Electric Appliances and Materials sold, numbers, locations of storage or sale, manufacturers of Electric Appliance and Materials to be sold, main customers, and other items regarding the operation of selling the Electric Appliances and Materials.

Article 4 (Exemption of Electrical Appliances and Materials for export)

  1. In the event that a Notifying Supplier intends to manufacture or import an Electrical Appliance and Material solely for export, the provision of Article 8 of the Law (in a case wherein an Electrical Appliance and Material is a Specified Electrical Appliance and Material, Article 8 and Article 9, Paragraph 1 of the Law) shall not apply.
  2. In the event that a person who engages in the manufacture, import or sale of Electric Appliances and Materials intends to sell or display for the purpose of export or sale Electric Appliances and Materials, Article 27, Paragraph 1 of the Law shall not apply.

Article 5 (Administration Conducted by the Prefectural Government)

  1. Matters for which the administration is subject to the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the provisions of the Law, Article 45, Paragraph1; Article 46, Paragraph 1; and Article 46-2, Paragraph 1, and matters which concern persons engaged in the business of selling Electric Appliances and Materials (excluding the business which manufactures in person or sells imported Electric Appliances and Materials) shall be conducted by the Prefectural Governor within whose jurisdiction the offices ,places of business, stores, or warehouses of said seller are located. In this case, the provision which relates to the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry stipulated in the first half of such articles, shall be applied to the Prefectural Governor as a provision which relates to the Prefectural Governor.
  2. The Prefectural Governor who conducted the administration stipulated in the preceding paragraph in accordance with the preceding paragraph, shall report the result to the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in compliance with the METI Ordinance.

Article 6 (Delegation of Authority)

  1. Matters which fall under the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the provisions of the Law, Article 3; Article 4, Paragraph 2; and Articles 5 to 7, and matters which concern the Notifying Suppliers whose factories or places of business, used for manufacturing the Electric Appliances and Materials of the one Notifying Classification (meaning the “Classification of the Electrical Appliance and Material product type as stipulated in METI Ordinance” stipulated in Article 3 of the Law. The same applies in the following paragraph), are under the jurisdiction of only one Regional Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry and shall be administered by the Director-General of the Economy, Trade and Industry Bureau within whose jurisdiction the factories or places of business of said manufactures are located.
  2. Matters which fall under the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the provisions of the Law, Article 3; Article 4, Paragraph 2; and Articles 5 to 7, and matters which concern the Notifying Suppliers whose offices, places of business, stores or warehouses used for importing the Electric Appliances and Materials of the one Notifying Classification, are under the jurisdiction of only one Regional Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, shall be administered by the Director-General of the Economy, Trade and Industry Bureau within whose jurisdiction the said offices, places of business, stores, or warehouses are located.
  3. The authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the provisions of the Law, Articles 11 and 12, shall be administered by the Director-General of the Economy, Trade and Industry Bureau within whose jurisdiction the offices, factories, places of business, stores, or warehouses of said Notifying Suppliers are located. However, this stipulation shall not infringe on the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry to administer such matters personally.
  4. Matters which are the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the provisions of the Law, Article 45, Paragraph 1; Article 46, Paragraph 1; and Article 46.2, Paragraph 1, and matters which concern persons engaged in the business of manufacturing or importing Electric Appliances and Materials, shall be administered by the Director-General of Regional Bureau of the Economy, Trade and Industry within whose jurisdiction the offices, places of business, stores, or warehouses of said manufacturers or importers are located. However, this stipulation shall not infringe on the authority of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry to administer such matters personally.

Article 7 (Classification of administration)

Administration which shall be conducted by the Prefectural Governor in Article 5.1, stipulated in the provision of the Law, Article 45, Paragraph 1, Article 46, Paragraph 1; and Article 46.2, Paragraph 1, and administration which shall be conducted by the Prefectural Governor in Article 5.2, is specified as “Statutory entrusted functions” as stipulated in Article 2, Paragraph 9, Item 1 of the Local Autonomy Law (Law No. 67 of 1947).

Appendix 1 (related to Article 1, Paragraph 2 and Article 2)
1 Cables and Cords (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 600V) as noted below:  

1) Non-sheathed rigid cables as noted below (limited to those having conductors of nominal cross-sectional area of 100 mm2 or less.):

 

(1) Rubber-insulated non-sheathed cables (including those with synthetic rubber insulations)

Seven (7) years

(2) Synthetic resin insulated non-sheathed cables (excluding the items noted in Appendix 2-1.1)

Seven (7) years

2) Rigid cables (limited to those having conductors of nominal cross-sectional areas of 22 mm2 or less, having cores composed of seven strands or less, and having sheaths of rubber [including synthetic rubber] or synthetic resin)

Seven (7) years

3) Cords

Seven (7) years

4) Sheathed flexible cables (limited to those having conductors of nominal cross-sectional areas of 100 mm2 or less and having cores composed of seven strands or less)

Seven (7) years
2 Fuses as noted below (limited to those with s rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V for use in alternating current circuits):  

1) Thermal links

Seven (7) years

2) Other fuses (limited to those with s rated current of not less than 1 A but not more than 200 A [fuses for electrical motors are limited to those used with motors rated 12 kW or less], and fuses specified in Appendix 2-3 and quick-acting fuses for semiconductor protection are excluded)

Seven (7) years
3 Wiring devices as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V [in the case of lampholders for fluorescent lamps, the rated voltage is not less than 100 V but not more than 1,000 V], for use in alternating current circuits. Explosion proof and oil-filled types are excluded.):  

1) Tumbler switches, cord switches, time switches and other switches (limited to those with a rated current of 30A or less. and switches specified in Appendix 2-4.1) and those specially designed switches incorporated in electrical appliances are excluded.)

 

2) Switching devices as noted below (limited to those with a rated current of 100 A or less [switching devices for electric motors are limited to those for motors rated 12 kW or less], and those specially designed devices incorporated in appliances are excluded.):

 

(1) Box type switches (including covered switches)

Seven (7) years

(2) Float switches

Seven (7) years

(3) Pressure switches (limited to those with rated operating pressure of 294 kPa or less)

Seven (7) years

(4) Controllers for sewing machines

Seven (7) years

(5) Breakers used for wiring

Seven (7) years

(6) Earth leakage circuit breakers

Seven (7) years

3) Cutouts (limited to those with a rated current of 100 A or less and which are equipped with link fuses or plug fuses)

Seven (7) years

4) Connecting devices and their fittings as noted below (limited to those with a rated current of 50 A or less, having five or fewer terminals, and including devices having switching mechanisms other than a time switch mechanism):

 

(1) Push-in plugs and receptacles (excluding those specified in Appendix 2-4.3), and those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

Seven (7) years

(2) Screw plugs and receptacles (excluding specially designed ones to be incorporated in appliances)

Seven (7) years

(3) Sockets (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances other than lighting fixtures)

Seven (7) years

(4) Rosettes

Seven (7) years

(5) Joint boxes

Seven (7) years
4 Current limiters (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated current of 100 A or less, and in any case to be used in alternating current circuits) Seven (7) years
5 Single-phase small power transformers and discharge lamp ballasts as noted below (limited to those with a rated primary voltage [a rated voltage in the case of discharge lamp ballasts other than voltage transformers] of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V, and with a rated frequency ratings [in the case of those with double frequency ratings, either one of these frequencies in appliances. Hereinafter the same] of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, and in any case to be used in alternating current circuits):  

1) Single-phase small power transformers as noted below (limited to those with rated capacities of 500 VA or less)

 

(1) Transformers for household appliances (excluding those specified in (2) below, those specified in Appendix 2-5.1) (1) and (5), and those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

Seven (7) years

(2) Transformers for use in electronic appliances (limited to power voltage transformers with a rated capacity exceeding 10 VA, but excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

Seven (7) years

2) Discharge lamp ballasts as noted below (limited to those used with discharge lamps having a total rated power consumption of 500 W or less):

 

(1) Fluorescent lamp ballasts (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances other than electrical lighting fixtures)

Seven (7) years

(2) Mercury vapor lamp ballasts and other high voltage discharge lamp ballasts (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances other than electrical lighting fixtures)

Seven (7) years

(3) Transformers for ozone generators

Seven (7) years
6 Heating appliances as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated power consumption of 10 kW or less, for use in alternating-current circuits):  

1) Electric heated toilet seats

Five (5) years

2) Electric heating hot cupboards

Five (5) years

3) Water pipe freeze-prevention electric heaters, glass dew-prevention heaters and other electric heating appliances for prevention of freezing or condensation

Seven (7) years

4) Electric storage water heaters

Five (5) years

5) Electric inhalators and other household electric heating therapeutic appliances (excluding those noted in Appendix 2-7.57)

Five (5) years

6) Electric steam baths and electric heaters for steam baths

Five (5) years

7) Electric sauna baths and electric heaters for sauna baths

Five (5) years

8) Electric aquarium heaters

Five (5) years

9) Electric terrarium heaters

Five (5) years

10) Electric heated toys

Five (5) years
7 Electric motor-operated appliances as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, for use in alternating current circuits):  

1) Electric pumps (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1.5 kW or less, but excluding the item noted in Appendix 2-8.65), vacuum pumps, oil pumps, sand pumps or other pumps specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

Five (5) years

2) Electric refrigerating or freezing showcases [ (limited to those incorporating cooling units with a rated power consumption of 300 W or less)

Five (5) years

3) Ice-cream freezers (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

Five (5) years

4) Electric food waste disposal units (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

Five (5) years

5) Electric massagers

Five (5) years

6) Electric washing and drying toilets

Five (5) years

7) Vending machines (limited to those incorporating heating units, cooling units, discharge lamps, or liquid containers, but excluding those used for dispensing tickets)

Five (5) years

8) Electric bubble-generating machines (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 100 W or less if used outside bathtubs)

Three (3) years

9) Electric motor-operated toys and other electric motor-operated recreational apparatus (excluding those noted in Appendix 2-8.69))

Five (5) years
8 High-frequency depilators (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, for use in alternating current circuits) Three (3) years
9 Electric appliances using AC power supply other than those listed in the foregoing items 2 through 8 inclusive as noted below (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz)  

1) Magnetic therapeutic apparatus

Three (3) years

2) Electric insect killers

Five (5) years

3) Electric therapeutic bath controllers

Five (5) years

4) DC power supplies (including those for concurrent use with AC power and limited to those with a rated capacity of 1 kVA or less, but excluding those for test use with wireless transmitters or having other special construction)

Five (5) years
10 Portable generators having a rated voltage of not less than 30 V but not more than 300 V Five (5) years
Appendix 2 (related to Article 1)
1 Cables, cords and heating cables as noted below:

1) Non-sheathed rigid cables as noted below (limited to those having conductors of nominal cross-sectional area of 100 mm2 or less):

(1) Fluorescent lamp cables
(2) Neon tube cables

2) Rigid cables (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 600V, having nominal cross-sectional area of 100 mm2 or less, having cores composed of seven strands or less, and having sheaths of rubber [including synthetic rubber], or synthetic resin)

3) Floor heating cables

2 Wireways, fittings, and cable wiring switch boxes as noted below (excluding those constructed of copper or bronze, or explosion-proof types):

1) Conduits (limited to those with inner diameter of 120 mm2or less including flexible conduits)

2) Underfloor ducts (limited to those with a width of 100 mm2or less)

3) Raceways (limited to those with a width of 50 mm2or less)

4) Fittings of conduits (limited to those connected to the conduits noted in 1) above, the underfloor ducts noted in 2) above, or the raceways noted in 3) above, or those connected to the ends of said conduits, underfloor ducts, or raceways, but excluding reducers)

5) Cable wiring switch boxes

3 Fuses as noted below (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and those having a rated current of not less than 1 A but not more than 200 A [in the case of fuses for electrical motors, limited to those used with motors rated 12 kW or less], for use in alternating current circuits)

1) Cartridge fuses

2) End contact plug fuses

4 Wiring devices as noted below (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V for use in alternating current circuits, but excluding explosion proof and oil-filled types):

1) Remote control relays (limited to those having a rated current of 30 A or less, and excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

2) Switching devices as noted below (limited to those having a rated current of 100 A or less [in the case of switches for electrical motors, limited to those used with motors rated 12 kW], but excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances):

(1) Cutout switches
(2) Covered knife switches
(3) Panelboard unit switches
(4) Electromagnetic switches (limited to those contained in enclosures which either have overcurrent disconnection mechanisms or include fuses)

3) Lighting tracks and their fittings (limited to those used for connecting said lighting tracks, or connected to their terminal ends), and lighting track connectors (limited to those having a rated current of 50 A or less, having 5 or fewer terminals, and including a switching mechanism other than a time switch mechanism)

5 Single-phase small power transformer voltage regulators, and discharge lamp ballasts as noted below (limited to those with a rated primary voltage [or in the case of discharge lamp ballasts other than voltage transformers, a rated voltage] of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, and intended for use in alternating current circuits):

1) Single-phase small power transformers, as noted below (limited to those with rated capacities of 500 VA or less):

(1) Transformers for bells (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)
(2) Transformers for indicators (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)
(3) Transformers for remote control relays (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances )
(4) Transformers for neon tubes (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)
(5) Transformers for lighters (limited to those for use in lighters, and excluding pulse types)

2) Voltage regulators (limited to those having a rated capacity of 500 VA or less, but excluding those specially constructed as part of a machine or other tool)

3) Discharge lamp ballasts as noted below (limited to those for use with applicable discharge tubes having a total rated power consumption of 500 W or less):

(1) Sodium vapor lamp ballasts (excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances other than electrical lighting fixtures)
(2) Germicidal lamp ballasts

6 Small A.C. motors as noted below (limited to those with a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, but excluding those of pole-transforming type or explosion-proof type, those of special construction for use in spinning machines, in metal rolling machines, or in medical therapeutic apparatuses; and those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances other than sewing machines)

1) Single-phase A.C. motors (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V)

2) Squirrel-cage three-phase induction motors (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 150 V but not more than 300 V and a rated output of 3 kW or less, but excluding those with short-time ratings)

7 Heating appliances as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V, and a rated power consumption of 10 kW or less, for use in alternating-current circuits):

1) Electric footwarmers and electric slippers

2) Electric knee rugs

3) Electric floor cushions

4) Electric carpets

5) Electric underblankets, electric blankets and electric comforters (Futon)

6) Electric ‘anka’

7) Electric seat chair covers and electric heated chairs

8) Electric ‘kotatsu’

9) Electric room heaters

10) Japanese electric heaters (Hibachi) and other electric heating appliances for body heating purposes (excluding the items noted in Appendix 1 .6. 1) and incubating appliances with electric heating apparatuses)

11) Electric toasters

12) Electric ovens

13) Electric fish roasters

14) Electric roasters

15) Electric ranges

16) Electric buffet ranges

17) Electric sausage roasters

18) Electric waffle irons

19) Electric ‘takoyaki’ griddles

20) Electric cooking hot plates and electric frying pans

21) Electric rice cookers and electric jars

22) Electric deep frying pans

23) Electric fryers

24) Electric boiled egg makers

25) Electric warming boards

26) Electric warm serving trays

27) Electric milk warmers, electric kettles, electric coffee makers and electric tea servers

28) Electric ‘sake’ warmers

29) Electric bains marie

30) Electric steamers

31) Induction cooking appliances and other electric heating appliances for cooking purpose (Excluding the items noted in Appendix 1-6.2))

32) Electric hot water heaters for shaving

33) Electric curling irons and electric hair curlers

34) Electric hair steamers and other electric heating appliances for skin or hair care

35) Electric heated knives

36) Electric melters

37) Electric pottery kilns

38) Electric soldering irons, electric heaters for irons and other electric heating tools for handwork or handicraft

39) Electric hot hand towel steamers

40) Electric sterilizers (limited to those with electric heating elements)

41) Electric humidifiers

42) Electric clothes steamers

43) Electric immersion heaters

44) Electric instantaneous water heaters

45) Thermostatic developing trays

46) Electric heating boards, electric heating floor sheets and electric heating floor mats

47) Electric dryers

48) Electric clothes pressers (limited to those used for textile products)

49) Electric plant nurseries

50) Electric egg incubators

51) Electric brooders

52) Electric irons

53) Electric flatirons

54) Electric plastic welders (excluding high-frequency welders)

55) Electric incense burners

56) Electric insecticide vaporizers

57) Electric moxibustion appliances

8 Electric motor-operated appliances as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, for use in alternating current circuits):

1) Belt conveyors (limited to portable types)

2) Electric refrigerators and electric freezers (limited to those incorporating cooling units with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

3) Electric ice makers (limited to those incorporating cooling units with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

4) Electric water coolers (limited to those incorporating cooling units with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

5) Electric air compressors (limited to those incorporating cooling units with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less, but excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

6) Electric sewing machines

7) Electric pottery wheels

8) Electric pencil sharpeners

9) Electric stirring machines (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

10) Electric scissors

11) Electric insect traps

12) Electric grass shears and electric hedge trimmers

13) Electric lawn mowers

14) Agricultural apparatuses as noted below:

(1) Electric decorticators, electric rice hulling machines, electric straw dampers, and electric straw-rope making machines
(2) Electric egg selectors and egg washers

15) Electric garden cultivators

16) Electric sea-tangle (Konbu) processors and dried squid processors (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

17) Electric juice squeezers, juice blenders, and food processors (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

18) Electric noodle makers (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

19) Electric rice cake (Mochi) makers (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 watts or less)

20) Electric coffee mills (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

21) Electric can openers

22) Electric mincers, electric meat choppers and electric bread slicers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

23) Electric dried bonito planers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

24) Electric ice flakers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

25) Electric rice washers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

26) Electric vegetable washers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

27) Electric dishwashers (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

28) Electric rice polishers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

29) Electric tea leaf roasters (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

30) Electric wrapping machines and electric packaging machines (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

31) Electric table clocks and electric wall clocks

32) Automatic print fixing baths and automatic print washers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

33) Electric office machines as noted below:

(1) Electric mimeograph machines, office printing machines (limited to those for printing materials of not more than 515 mm in length, and of not more than 364 mm in length), and addressing machines
(2) Time recorders and time stamps
(3) Electric typewriters
(4) Electric account selectors
(5) Electric shredders and paper cutters
(6) Electric collators
(7) Electric staplers, paper punchers, and numbering machines
(8) Electric check writers, coin counters and bill counters
(9) Electric label-tagging machines

34) Laminators

35) Electric laundry finishing machines and laundry folding machines

36) Electric hand towel rolling machines (limited to those using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

37) Vending machines (excluding those noted in Appendix 1-7.7) and those for issuing tickets) and money changers

38) Electric barber chairs

39) Electric toothbrushes and electric brushes

40) Electric hair dryers, electric shavers, electric hair clippers, electric nail polishers, and other electric motor-operated appliances for skin or hair care

41) Electric room fans and circulation fans (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 300 W or less)

42) Ventilation fans (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 300 W or less)

43) Blowers (limited to those with a power consumption of 500 W or less, and excluding those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

44) Electric air conditioners (limited to those whose motors have a total rated power consumption of 7 kiW or less, and in the case of the items having a heating device, limited to those whose heating elements have a rated power consumption of 5 kW or less)

45) Electric cooled air fans (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 300 W or less)

46) Electric dehumidifiers (limited to those incorporating cooling units having a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

47) Electric fan coil units and fan convectors (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 30 W or less)

48) Electric hot-air heaters (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less, and using gas or oil as a heat source)

49) Electric fan-forced air heaters (limited to those incorporating heating elements with a rated power consumption of 5 kW or less)

50) Electric humidifiers (limited to those incorporating motors with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

51) Electric air cleaners (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 500 W or less)

52) Electric deodorizers

53) Electric fragrance diffusers

54) Electric vacuum cleaners, electric record cleaners, electric blackboard eraser cleaners and other electric dust absorbers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

55) Electric floor polishers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

56) Electric shoe polishers

57) Electric washing machines for sports goods or recreational goods (limited to those using electric motors or electromagnetic vibrators with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

58) Electric washing machines (limited to those using electric motors or electromagnetic vibrators with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

59) Electric spin extractors (limited to centrifugal types using electric motors with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less, and used for extracting water from textile products)

60) Electric tumbler dryers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 10 kW or less, but excluding hair dryers)

61) Electric musical instruments

62) Electric music boxes

63) Electric bells, buzzers, chimes and sirens (excluding explosion-proof types and those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

64) Electric grinders, electric drills, electric planes, electric saws, electric screwdrivers and other electric power tools (limited to those with rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

65) Electric fountains

66) Electric mist sprayers (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 1 kW or less)

67) Electric inhalators

68) Household electric motor-operated therapeutic apparatuses (excluding those noted in Appendix 1-7.5))

69) Electric game machines

70) Electric warm-water circulating/cleaning equipment for a bath (so called 24 hours operation whirlpool bath, limited to those incorporating heating elements with a rated power consumption of 1.2 kW or less)

9 Luminaires and optical appliances and machines as noted below (limited to those with a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V, and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz, for use in alternating current circuits):

1) Photographic printers

2) Microfilm readers (limited to those with a screen of 500 mm or less in length, and excluding those equipped with automatic search devices, or automatic continuous printing devices)

3) Slide projectors and overhead projectors (excluding those for use with television or those using a xenon-arc lamphouse as the light source)

4) Episcopes (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 2 kW or less, but excluding those for use with television, or those using a xenon-arc lamphouse as the light source)

5) Viewers

6) Electronic flash apparatuses (limited to portable types with a rated accumulated power capacity of 1.5 kWs or less, and excluding those for use in microscopes or medical equipment, or those having other special construction)

7) Photographic enlargers and photographic enlarger lamphouses (limited to those having openings for negative holders of 125 mm or less in length and 100 mm or less in width, and in the case of photographic enlargers, excluding those equipped with automatic exposure devices or automatic photographic paper feeders)

8) Incandescent lamps (limited to those for general illumination use, with outer receptacle diameters of not less than 26.03 mm but not more than 26.34 mm)

9) Fluorescent lamps (limited to those with a rated power consumption of 40 W or less)

10) LED-lamps

11) Pedestal lighting fixtures, household pendant fluorescent lamp lighting fixtures, hand lamps, garden lighting fixtures, decorative lighting fixtures (limited to those using capless lamps or having sockets with inner receptacle diameter of 15.5 mm or less) or other incandescent lamp lighting fixtures and discharge lamp lighting fixtures (excluding explosion-proof type)

12) LED-luminaries and other light sources using LEDs

13) Advertisement lamps

14) Egg testers

15) Electric sterilizers (limited to those equipped with sterilizing lamps)

16) Household therapeutic ray apparatuses

17) Rechargeable flashlights

18) Copying machines (limited to those whose light source has a rated output of 1.2 kW or less)

10 Electric appliances, as noted below (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz for use in alternating current circuits):

1) Electronic clocks

2) Electronic tabletop calculators and electronic cash registers

3) Electronic refrigerators

4) Interphones

5) Electronic musical instruments

6) Radio receivers, tape recorders, record players, juke boxes and other audio equipment

7) Video tape recorders

8) Demagnetizers

9) Television receivers (excluding industrial-use television receivers)

10) Television receiver boosters

11) High frequency welders (limited to those with a rated high-frequency output of 2.5 kW or less)

12) Microwave ovens

13) Ultrasonic rat exterminators

14) Ultrasonic humidifiers (limited to those with a rated high frequency output of 50 W or less)

15) Ultrasonic cleaners (limited to those with a rated high frequency output of 50 W or less)

16) Electronic recreational apparatuses (limited to those used by connection to a television receiver, or those equipped with a cathode ray tube)

17) Household low frequency therapeutic apparatuses

18) Household ultrasonic therapeutic apparatuses and household ultrashort wave therapeutic apparatuses (limited to those with a rated high-frequency output of 50 W or less)

11 A.C. appliances and machines other than those listed in the foregoing items 3 to 10, inclusive, and using alternating current, as noted below (limited to those having a rated voltage of not less than 100 V but not more than 300 V, and a rated frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz):

1) Furniture with lamps, furniture with socket outlets, and furniture equipped with other electrical appliances

2) Electric light dimmers (limited to those with a rated capacity of 1 kVA or less)

3) Electric pencils

4) Leakage current detectors

5) Burglar alarms

6) Arc welding machines (limited to those having a rated secondary current of 130 A or less if the rated voltage exceeds 150 V)

7) Radio interference suppression devices (limited to those which prevent the transmission of a high frequency current that causes noise in television receivers or radio receivers and consisting of capacitors or a combination of capacitors and coils as main components and excluding those with a rated current exceeding 5 A, and those specially designed to be incorporated in appliances)

8) Producers of medical materials

9) Household electric-potential therapeutic apparatuses

10) Electric refrigerators (limited to absorption types)

11) Electric fence energizers

12

Lithium-ion batteries (limited to those consisting of secondary cell of which energy density is not less than 400Wh/L, but excluding those used for automobiles, motorcycles, medical appliances, industrial appliances)

 
Last updated:2014-11-14
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