About the Japan Hair Color Industry Association (JHCIA)

The purpose of the JHCIA is to promote the sound development of the hair color industry, maintain close ties among its members, and contribute to the improvement of Japan’s culture, thereby ensuring the prosperity of all member companies.

Overview of activities

The JHCIA’s activities are wide-ranging and include creating and revising various industry standards of its own related to hair color, collecting and analyzing information on safety and regulations, conducting surveys and providing educational information to general consumers and hairstylists, creating and revising application procedures for manufacturing and marketing approval for hair dyes, and more.


(as of December 2023)


Organization name Japan Hair Color Industry Association (JHCIA)
Address 9F Ningyo-cho Futaba Bldg., 2-4-9 Nihonbashi-ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0013, Japan
Established October 1960
Chair Daisuke Tao
Number of members 32 regular member companies, 15 supporting member companies (as of December 2023)
The JHCIA consists of regular members (hair color manufacturers and manufacturers/distributors in Japan) and supporting members (manufacturers of ingredients and containers and packaging related to hair dye).


Supporting members