'About Japan' webinar series 228: Mandatory regulations for electronics products in Japan

12-03-2024 | 10:30 - 11:30 CET

What regulatory preparation is required for electronics related products used in Japan?

As there is a unified CE marking scheme in place in Europe, there are also Japan unique marking schemes which are mandated by Japanese law. Specifically, radio law and electrical safety (PSE) are two major regulations which are applied to electronics and electronics related products used in Japan. In this webinar, you will understand what Japan accreditation bodies consist of. On top of that, you will comprehend two mandatory regulations - radio law and electrical safety (PSE) - with information on how you can judge whether or not your products are in the scope of these regulations.

The webinar is targeted to EU companies who aim at marketing any electronics related products to Japan market, as well as EU companies whose electronics products are possibly used in Japan.

In 40 minutes from your desk, discover:

  • Who are global and Japan Accreditation bodies
  • Japan Accreditation Board(JAB) scheme
  • Japanese Ministries and Agencies with two related ministries for electronics related products
    • MIC (Ministry of internal Affairs ad Communications) ---> Japan Radio Law
    • METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) --> Electrical Safety(PSE)
  • Japan Radio Law Basics
    • What is Japan Radio Law
    • Procedure of Japan Radio Law Certification
    • Required documents
  • Electrical Safety(PSE)
    • What is PSE
    • Notification of the Commencement of Business to METI
    • Obligation to conform to the Technical Requirements


  • Introduction (5 min by Koichi Anada)
  • Expert’s presentation (30min in total)
    • Overview of Accreditation bodies and Ministry schemes in Japan (10 min, Ms. Takako Tomihari)
    • Japan Radio Law basics (10 min by Mr. Kenichi Saito)
    •  Electrical safety basics (10 min by Mr. Yuji Takizawa)
  • Q&A Session (10 min)

Registration deadline: 11 March 2024


  • Ms. Takako Tomihari: TÜV SÜD Japan Ltd (Quality Management Representative, QM). After joining TÜV SÜD Japan in 2003, Ms. Tomihari has been the Quality Management Representative and the internal auditor. Ms. Tomihari is also an accreditation assessor for ISO/IEC 17025 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories).
  • Mr. Kenichi Saito: TÜV SÜD Japan Ltd.(Business Development Manager, Consumer Product Service). Mr. Saito has been working in sales, marketing and business development for a variety of products and markets, mainly for foreign semiconductor companies. After joining TÜV SÜD Japan in 2021, Mr. Saito focuses on Japan Radio Law for overseas customers as well as cyber security related services for consumer IoT products.
  • Mr. Yuji Takizawa : TÜV SÜD Japan Ltd.(Safety Laboratory Manager, Safety Department). After joining TÜV SÜD Japan in 2003, Mr. Takizawa has been in charge of testing and certification of various electrical products at Yonezawa Testing Centre (Yamagata, Japan). Mr. Takizawa is also the committee member of Research Committee of PSE and the Liaison Conference of CAB of PSE.

Moderator: Sofia Smerzi, Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office



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