CSR Activity Report (CSR Guideline Activity Reports) - Ethics and Compliance

Human Subject Research Ethics Review Committees

Toray Industries, Inc. has established two ethics review committees to comprehensively review the propriety of research involving human subjects in relation to ethics, science, protection of personal information, and other aspects. The committees review human genome and genetic research, clinical research, and epidemiological research that uses samples collected from the human body and medical information from donors. These ethics review committees include members from outside the Company and conduct rigorous reviews in accordance with the Ethical Guidelines for Human Genome and Gene Analysis Research and the Ethical Guidelines for Medical and Health Research Involving Human Subjects issued by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and others.

Ethics Review Committee on Human Genome and Gene Analysis Research

This committee reviews the objectives of human genome and gene analysis research conducted at Toray Industries, as well as the medical, scientific, legal and ethical propriety and the feasibility of plans for such research.

Ethics Review Committee on Research Involving Human Biological Subjects

This committee reviews the objectives of epidemiological and clinical research (referred to as research involving human biological subjects including specimens and information acquired from them) conducted at Toray Industries, as well as the medical, scientific, legal, and ethical propriety and the feasibility of plans for such research.

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