Lighting equipment of building (factory and warehouse, building, common use part of apartment house including apartment) for business built before March, 1997 (Showa 52) and stabilizer including PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) which is harmful to the human body for outdoor light might have been used.
In addition, please be careful even if it is building excluding as there is example that stabilizer collected by past was left in in electric room or in the ceiling.
※There is no thing that PCB was used in stabilizers such as fluorescent lamps for ordinary household.
As use of PCB stabilizer becomes a target of penal regulations by March 31, 2021 when it is imposed on duty entrusting middle storage, environment security business with disposal and exceeds time limit, check, please for asking in electrician company when you have target building.
In addition, please contact prefectural health welfare environment office immediately when you understand that PCB is included in apparatus to own.
※We perform investigation for people having the building mentioned above based on building register information in Fukuoka. Person that questionnaire arrived, please cooperate with answer.
To and "we apply to Fukuoka appropriate disposal of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) waste" (external link)
To Ministry of the Environment "processing information site in polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) early stage" (external link)
Kaho, Kurate health welfare environment office