The new TDI for the dioxin will be 4.0 pico-g/kg/day of body weight.


April 21, 1999

Sources: Asahi newspaper


Three political party of the Democratic Liberal Party (Jiminto), Democratic Party of Japan (Minsyuto) and Clean Government Party (Komeito) in the House of Councilors are preparing for the Dioxin regulatory-reform bill have agreed on writing clearly TDI for the dioxin in 4 pico-g/kg/ day of body weight in the regulatory-reform bill.


According to the agreement document, TDI will be established with the government ordinance in the Congress and it will be revised in consideration of the international trend about the safety evaluation.