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2021

2021.11
Trouble with COVID-19 test kits: Carefully read precautions in advance and use one suitable for the purpose  (News)
2021.11
Measurement of caffeine in beverages: you might take too much without noticing!  (News)
2021.10
Baby suffocated with a small loaf of bread! Break bread into small pieces and pay attention till a baby finishes eating and swallowing  (News)
2021.10
Questionnaire survey on labeling of food products subject to infant standard  (News)
2021.10
Do you think "I have canceled" or "I haven't signed up"? It might be a wrong idea. You might be charged for a subscription unexpectedly!  (News)
2021.9
Carefully handle small diameter frying pans and saucepans - they may fall while cooking, handle may burn out and fixation screw may corrode  (News)
2021.9
Dangerous to walk with wearable magnifying glasses: they are different from eyeglasses  (Consultation Cases)
2021.9
Consumer problems experienced by people over 60 in FY2020: Record high in category of mail-order sales affected by COVID-19 pandemic  (News)
2021.9
Caution! Infants may be scalded by steam emitted from home appliances: rice-cookers, thermos pots, kettles and steam humidifiers  (News)
2021.9
FY2020 Summary of Harmful and Hazardous Incident Data received through PIO-NET  (News)
2021.8
Young consumers prone to trouble over information products and crypto-assets (cryptocurrency): they end up with debt instead of profit  (Consultation Cases)
2021.8
FY2020 Summary of Consumer Affairs Inquiries received through PIO-NET  (News)
2021.8
FY2020 Summary of inquiries about cross-border consumer disputes received by Cross-border Consumer center Japan (CCJ)  (News)
2021.8
FY2020 Summary of inquiries received by Consumer Hotline for Tourists  (News)
2021.7
Check boys' swimwear lining! Penile skin may get stuck in mesh lining  (News)
2021.7
Beware of new "moneymaking scheme" using online salon  (News)
2021.7
Website with multilingual chatbot dedicated to Consumer Hotline for Tourists launched  (News)
2021.6
Inquiries received by Consumer Hotline on COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud (3): Risky to easily respond to message related to COVID-19 vaccination!  (News)
2021.6
Caution! Contract for selling your house is not subject to cooling-off! Elderly consumers are prone to trouble. Don't easily sign a contract without knowing details  (News)
2021.5
Beware of trampoline accidents in play facilities! In the worst case, bone fracture or nerve damage  (Consultation Cases)
2021.5
Inquiries received by Consumer Hotline on COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud (2): Do not easily accept offers like "I will make a reservation for your vaccine," "I will visit you to explain about vaccination," etc.  (News)
2021.4
Inquiries received by Consumer Hotline on COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud: Fraudsters often say "There's a way to raise the vaccination priority level," "Vaccine is available for a fee," etc.  (News)
2021.4
Not easy to gain from reselling, contrary to expectation!  (Consultation Cases)
2021.4
Beware of accidental ingestion of aromatic solution! Infants may drink reed diffuser solution and get hospitalized  (News)
2021.3
Watch out for trouble with car rental or car sharing; Carefully read contract terms such as insurance and check car scratches beforehand  (News)

2020

2020.12
Hypochlorous acid water, claimed to be effective against viruses on surfaces  (News)
2020.12
Watch out for air bed leaks  (News)
2020.12
Beware of online medical beauty services touting weight loss!  (Consultation Cases)
2020.12
Ten major topics for 2020 related to consumer affairs  (News)
2020.12
Beware of trampoline accidents in play facilities! In the worst case, bone fracture or nerve damage  (News)
2020.11
Be careful with fake delivery notice through SMS. Do not access the URL! Never enter ID or password!  (News)
2020.11
Be careful with storage period of gas cartridges! Gas may leak due to deteriorated rubber seal  (Consultation Cases)
2020.10
Beware of invitation to job-hunting seminar! Unscrupulous businesses take advantage of student anxiety  (Consultation Cases)
2020.10
Beware of fake sites purporting to sell furniture and home appliances at bargain prices! Your order will never be delivered and you will be at a loss!  (News)
2020.9
Consumer problems experienced by people over 60 in FY2019: Record high among people over 80! Further attention is needed  (News)
2020.9
Caution! Troubles over online shopping on the increase affected by new normal of consumption - AccessibleTable-  (News)
2020.9
Caution! Troubles over online shopping on the increase affected by new normal of consumption  (News)
2020.9
Summary of consumer affairs inquiries related to COVID-19 (data through August 2020)  (News)
2020.9
Ethanol concentration of alcohol sanitizers, disinfectants and hand cleaners (liquid or gel type)  (News)
2020.9
Complete at home? Easy to get thin? Beware of weight loss ads for online medical beauty services! In some cases, self-injection of diabetes medication for slimming  (News)
2020.9
FY2019 Summary of Harmful and Hazardous Incident Data received through PIO-NET  (News)
2020.8
Break car glass with emergency escape hammer in case of submersion! Prepare for flood  (News)
2020.8
FY2019 Summary of Consumer Affairs Inquiries received through PIO-NET  (News)
2020.8
FY2019 Summary of inquiries about cross-border consumer disputes received by Cross-border Consumer center Japan (CCJ)  (News)
2020.8
FY2019 Summary of inquiries received by Consumer Hotline for Tourists  (News)
2020.7
FY2019 Summary of "Consumer Trouble Mailbox" - Your information helped improve price indication and terms of service!  (News)
2020.7
Beware of consumer problems caused by social media!  (Consultation Cases)
2020.7
Breach of obligation of explanation when soliciting purchase of investment condominium units; Claim for damages affirmed  (Judgments)
2020.7
Caution! Hot yoga may cause dizziness, hot flashes, nausea and headache during or after a lesson  (News)
2020.6
Caution! When stroller falls over, baby may fall from it  (Consultation Cases)
2020.5
Do you have the right information about products advertised as sanitizers or disinfectants? - Tips related to COVID-19  (News)
2020.4
Beware of consumer problems caused by social media! Not only teens but also middle-aged and senior adults get involved in - AccessibleTable-  (News)
2020.4
Beware of consumer problems caused by social media! Not only teens but also middle-aged and senior adults get involved in  (News)
2020.4
Information on fragrance of fabric softener in 2020  (News)
2020.3
Caution! Child may fall from diaper changing table! Risk of head injury is high and hospital stay may be required  (News)
2020.3
Beware of breakage of manual wheelchairs! Frame or wheel may break during use  (News)
2020.2
Beware of unscrupulous sales tactics capitalizing on coronavirus (quick report)  (News)
2020.2
Memorandum of Cooperation on Complaints Handling concluded between NCAC and Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority of Estonia  (Previous Events)
2020.2
Think twice before signing a contract for self-beauty treatment! While low price and convenience highlighted, there's been problems related to injuries and cancellation  (News)
2020.2
Gift of love? It might be a sign of international romance scam  (News)
2020.1
Beware of new type of billing fraud! You might receive scam calls about unsettled charges or settlement on damages  (News)
2020.1
Summary of the Year Since the Launch of the "Consumer Hotline for Tourists" - 65% of the inquiries are in Chinese -  (News)

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