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Site Policy

Website Policies

Using the contents in this site

The users of this site can use the contents basically freely. People are basically free to link to any URL on this site. If there are other local rules on each page, please use the information under those rules.


When you use our contents, you need to indicate that the source is PMDA website.

The contents of our site will be changed without prior announcement.

Management of this website

This site is managed by Public Relations Division in Office of Planning and Operations.


The copyrights of the information in this site has been reserved by PMDA or each owner who allow PMDA to use it.

About the right of the third person

This website provides information which were made by each informants (such as MHLW, marketing authorization holders of drugs or medical devices) on their responsibility. When you use those contents such as third person owns, please get permission to use by your own responsibility unless it is explicitly stated that the right treatment has been handled completely.

Some contents may not describe clearly that third person has rights. Please make sure of status of rights treatment by your own responsibility.

Prohibited use

The Content must not be used in the following ways:

  1. Usage that violates laws and ordinances, regulations, or public policy.
  2. Usage that represents a threat to the safety of the state and/or its citizens.

Governing law and jurisdiction

This policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

In case of disputes relating to the use of the Content based on the policy, or the policy, the user agrees that the exclusive court of first instance shall be the district court with jurisdiction in the place where the organization/office that has published the disputed Content or policy is located.


The Content may be modified, moved or deleted without prior notice.

Though we take all possible measures to ensure the accuracy of information described in this site, PMDA will assume no responsibility for any actions which the user of our site performed by using those information.


This policy applies only to PMDA site. It doesn't apply other sites that are linked from the pages of this site.

This policy may be modified, moved or deleted for the purpose of improvement without prior notice.