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Fuji Xerox Develops Chemical Substance Control System to Centrally and Globally Manage Use and Inventory of 30,000 Chemicals

Responding to Domestic and Overseas Laws and Regulations

TOKYO, September 30, 2014 — To quickly and precisely respond to the increasing number of chemical-related laws and regulations worldwide, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. has developed the Fuji Xerox Chemical Substance Control System to centrally manage the usage and inventory of 30,000 types of chemical substances the company uses. Fuji Xerox will start operating the system at all of its production sites in JapanNote1 in October, followed by Fuji Xerox Hai Phong Co., Ltd. in Vietnam by the end of fiscal 2014, and will introduce it to other overseas sitesNote2 in stages.

The new system consists of the Chemical Substance Environmental and Safety Information Database that FUJIFILM Corporation developed in 2009, and Fuji Xerox's Chemical Inventory Management System.

The features of the system include:

Fuji Xerox's environmental initiatives are based on the three pillars: the prevention of global warming, the effective use and conservation of natural resources, and the reduction of chemical substance risk. Cooperating with Fujifilm, which implements advanced chemical management such as establishing its own safety standards and assigning teams that monitor legislative trends globally, Fuji Xerox will contribute to developing a sustainable society by securing the safety of its products and employees and giving full consideration to the environment.