Search Global Chemical Inventories Online Free of Charge


As part of chemical management policies, many countries and regions have compiled their own lists/ inventories of chemical substances that are manufactured or imported into that country or region. Those lists/inventories are used primarily to distinguish between new and existing chemical substances.

In general, chemical substances that are not listed in chemical lists/inventories will be regarded as new chemical substances and shall be notified to authorities prior to manufacture or import.

The Asia-Pacific Chemical Inventory Search System (APCISS) enables users to search the latest Asia-Pacific chemical lists/ inventories by CAS or English name. APCISS also provides initial analysis of users’ obligations under relevant Asia-Pacific chemical laws.    

CIRS is constantly maintaining its database to keep it up to date. The use of this system is entirely free.

How it works?

1. Input identifier and verification code of the chemical substance;

2. View relevant chemical inventories or lists;

3. Input email address, then the analysis result will be sent to the email input.

Inventories contained in APCISS are including:

China - Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)

China - Catalog of Hazardous Chemicals

China - List of Toxic Chemicals Restricted to be Imported/Exported

China - Inventory of Prohibited Chemicals

China - List of Hazardous Chemicals for Priority Management- SAWS

China - Catalogue of Precursors and Chemicals used in Production of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

USA - Toxic Substances Control Act Inventory (TSCA)

Australia - Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)

New Zealand - New Zealand Inventory (NZIoC)

Canada - Domestic Substances List (DSL)

Canada - Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL)

Philippines - Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)

Japan - Inventory of Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS)

Korea - Existing Chemicals List (KECI)

Korea - Designated existing substances List (First Batch)

Taiwan - Taiwan Chemical Substance Inventory (TCSI)

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