Since its foundation in 1928, Chukan Butsu Ltd. has been committed to advancing its expertise in sourcing and supplying intermediates for colorants, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and specialized fine chemicals. Now, our company efficiently delivers these through a global network wherever and whenever customers need them.

The experience that we have accumulated over more than 90 years of business is increasingly invaluable. Our superior know-how enables us to find and access superior materials from sources anywhere in the world, contributing to optimal support of R&D, customized OEM production to precise specifications, specialized chemical handling compliance, strategic development, more flawless operations, etc. Our ability to nurture mutual trust with clients of many cultures is key to our success.

Our offices in China and India work to support our expanding presence and operations in markets enjoying exceptional growth. We also operate worldwide under special contracts with partner laboratories and chemical manufacturers in the European Union, Eastern Europe and Russia. The diverse knowledge that results from such collaborations benefits all parties involved.

Our sense of corporate and social responsibility requires us to focus on sustainability, so we are putting higher priority on the values of product safety and ecological integrity, as well as superior quality and economy. As always, we are dedicated to supplying raw materials and products according to certified safety and environmental standards.

Optimizing unique assets, our company aims to build upon its reputation for uncompromised professionalism, continual improvement, total responsiveness to customers, excellent products and cutting-edge technology. With these advantages at our command, we are becoming even more resourceful at realizing more satisfying solutions for the information age.

About Us

Established 1928 Established as Horibata Shoten
1990 Reorganized as Chukan Butsu Ltd.
Business activities Domestic sales, Import & export of chemicals
Capital 20 million Yen (approx. 200 thousand Dollar)
Head Office 2F, Wakita Fujimura Midosuji Building, 4-2-14, 
Fushimimachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, Japan, 541-0044
TEL : +81-6-6231-5127
FAX : +81-6-6222-5126
Tokyo Office Room201, 3-2-1, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0047 Japan
TEL : +81-3-3526-5530
FAX : +81-3-3254-3153
Yashiro Distribution
1017-315, Kumeminamiyama, Kato-City, 673-1416, Hyogo Japan
TEL : +81-795-44-1753
FAX : +81-795-44-1953
Overseas offices Chukan Butsu Exim Pvt.Ltd. (India)
(E-Mail :
CBL Shanghai Representative Office (China)
(TEL : +86-21-61063610 E-Mail :
CBL Belarus Representative Office (Belarus)
(TEL : +375-29-876-1315 E-Mail :
President Shingo Tsukuda
Director Takuya Nishioka
Director Koji Aiba
Accounting Dir. Tomohiko Taniguchi
Bankers MUFG Bank,Ltd. / Osaka Chuo Branch
Mizuho Bank / Umeda Branch


1928 E. Horibata & Co., Ltd. was established.
Started mainly with trading in German chemical companies, and also
sales and import & export of various types of chemical intermediates
for dyeing, pigments, and etc.
1990 As part of the re-organization strategy, the Company name, E.
Horibata & Co., Ltd. was changed to Chukan Butsu Ltd. with Shinichi
Mitake as Representative director, an initial capital of 20million Yen
and 18employees.
1992 Yashiro Distribution Center was established in Hyogo prefecture.</br >
1997 A representative office was established in Nantong, China.
2001 Head Office and Yashiro Distribution Center obtained ISO 9001:2015.
2006 A representative office was established in India.
2007 Tokyo Office was established.
2014(Jun.) Chukan Butsu Exim Pvt. Ltd. was established in India.
2016(Apr.) A representative office was established in Minsk, Belarus.
2017(Feb.) China representative office moved to Shanghai.



Tokyo Office

Location Room201, 3-2-1, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0047
TEL +81-3-3526-5530
FAX +81-3-3254-3153
The nearest station

Kanda Station (JR line), approx. 5-minutes walk from west exit

Our Business

Solvent Dye / Pigment Functional Dye
Dyes for Cosmetics(Hair color applications etc)
Food Dye
Pigment and its Intermediate
Naphthol Dye Intermediate
Life Science API/Generic
Pharmaceutical Intermediate
Food Additives
Cosmetic raw material
Functional Chemicals Electronic Material
NIR Dyes
OLED and its Intermediate
Polyimide/Aramid fiber raw material
Semiconductor related field material(photoresist raw materials,etc)
Industrial Chemical Plating treatment chemical
Rubber chemical raw material
Flame retardant
Photographic raw materials,etc

Our Offices


Head Office

Head Office

Our Head Office in Osaka is located in Yodoyabashi known as the ‘Business district’ of Osaka. It is on Midosuji Street which is easily accessible to other cities.


2F, Wakita Fujimura Midosuji Building, 4-2-14,
Fushimimachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, Japan, 541-0044
Osaka, 541-0044 Japan
TEL : +81-6-6231-5127
FAX : +81-6-6222-5126
E-mail :


Tokyo Office

Tokyo Branch Office

Our Tokyo Office is located close to Kanda station and in the vicinity of Honcho, the ‘pharmaceutical district’ of Tokyo.


Room201, 3-2-1, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 101-0047 Japan
TEL : +81-3-3526-5530
FAX : +81-3-3254-3153
E-mail :


Yashiro Distribution Center

Yashiro Distribution Center

Yashiro Distribution Center is located near Kobe Port. It store the Chemical Products and Distribute across the country.




CHUKAN BUTSU EXIM is located at Vadodara, Gujarat State.
It has function of trading and taking charge of export Indian Chemical Products / sourcing and importing the raw materials from global market, marketing, contract manufacturing.


Shanghai Office(China)

Shanghai Representative Office in China

It is Located near Lujiazui, Shanghai’s financial center, the company.
Also provides the global sourcing service to the local Chemical and Pharmaceutical manufactures.



Belarus Office(Belarus)

Belarus Representative Office in Belarus

Established in Minsk, Belarus in April 2016, located at the west end of “Eurasia Economic Union”. (EEU) We provide the service with mainly high quality Japanese chemical products to Belarus and EEU Market.  Also We introduce unique & characteristic EEU makers & products to the global market.


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