Site Usage

The Shimadzu Diagnostics website (the “website”) was established and is operated by Shimadzu Diagnostics Corporation (“Shimadzu Diagnostics”). The following terms and conditions should be read carefully before using this website. Usage of this website constitutes an agreement to comply with all of the following terms and conditions and all relevant laws.

1. Recommended Usage Environment

This website should be used with the following browsers, plugins, etc. Use of browsers, plug-ins, etc. not given below could prevent usage of this website as intended. It should be noted, however, that under certain circumstances parts of this website may not be usable even with the recommended usage environment.


OS Browser
Windows Internet Explorer 11.0 or later
Most recent versions of Google Chrome or Firefox
Mac OS X Most recent version of Safari


This website uses JavaScript. Browsers should be set to enable JavaScript, so that all of the content of this website can be accessed as intended.

Plugin Versions

Plugin versions compatible with this website are shown below.

FLASH PLAYER 10 or later

Windows Media Player11 or later

Adobe Reader9 or later

Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android

2. Copyrights

The content of this website is the property of either Shimadzu Diagnostics or content providers. All of the content of this website is covered by the copyright laws of various countries, international agreements, or other legal protections. Usage of this website is limited to non-commercial, personal purposes and other purposes recognized in law. Downloading, reproducing, and other activities outside of this scope are not permitted.

3. Trademarks

Rights for the trademarks, service marks, company names, designs, and other intellectual property displayed on this website are legally protected. Unauthorized use and other infringements of this intellectual property are prohibited.

4. Cautions regarding HTML

DOCTYPE Declaration

This website conforms to the XHTML 1.0 Strict document type. Some content originally prepared in conformance with the HTML 4.01 Transitional document type, however, is used as is.

XHTML Elements Specially Permitted for Use

Although they are not defined in XHTML 1.0 Strict and comprise syntax errors, the following tags are used in consideration of their benefits for management and expression.

Element Attribution Value Remarks
a target _blank

Packages and Modules

Compliance with XHTML 1.0 Strict syntax is not maintained in some instances where copyrights or other protections prevent alteration of packages or modules.

5. Content

Shimadzu Diagnostics exercises all due care regarding the information posted on this website. Nevertheless, Shimadzu Diagnostics does not guarantee that information will be either accurate, useful, or complete, or free from errors, viruses, or other threats. Shimadzu Diagnostics shall bear no responsibility for any damages whatsoever arising from the use or inability to use either this website or information posted on this website.

Information on Shimadzu Diagnostics products is included in this website. However, because this information is based on products sold inside Japan, it is not necessarily the same as information on Shimadzu Diagnostics products sold outside of Japan. Much of the product information included in this website is for pharmaceuticals that cannot be dispensed without a prescription written by a physician. This product information is neither a promotion nor advertisement of the effectiveness of the products covered.

This website does not provide advice or services that should be provided by a physician, pharmacist, or other medical professional, and is not a substitute for such.

6. Changes in Content and Termination of Service

Shimadzu Diagnostics may make changes to the content of this website or terminate operation of this website without prior notification.

7. Information Received via Email

Regarding unsolicited information received from website users via email or other means, Shimadzu Diagnostics bears no responsibility to return such information and, except for users’ personal information (Please refer to the provisions regarding the handling of personal information.), does not treat such information as confidential. Furthermore, except for personal information, Shimadzu Diagnostics is free to use the information referred to herein without restriction.

8. Links

Parties wishing to link to this website must receive prior authorization from Shimadzu Diagnostics. Shimadzu Diagnostics bears no responsibility whatsoever regarding either the websites of third parties who have linked to this website or for the third-party websites to which this website has created links.

9. Other

These terms and conditions have been formulated, and shall be interpreted, based on the laws of Japan. The Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the first instance for all disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions.