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South Korea simplifies K-REACH data submission for duplicate data requirements

Sep-24-2021 K-REACH

The Ministry of Environment (MoE) in South Korea updated K-REACH to simplify data submission for duplicate data requirements. According to K-REACH enforcement rule article 36, chemical substance sa...

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South Korea enacts the Act on Risk Assessment of Products for Human Body

Aug-27-2021

South Korea enacted the Act on Risk Assessment of on July 27, 2021. This Act aims to protect and promote public health by evaluating risk assessment of products applied to the human body and regulatin...

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South Korea expands the definition of existing substances

Aug-25-2021

The Ministry of Environment (MoE) in South Korea added the provision to expand the definition of existing substances on Aug 12th, 2021. According to K-REACH, existing substances are those listed in...

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South Korea updates the chemical substance classification and labelling list

Jul-27-2021

The National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) in South Korea updated the chemical substance classification and labelling list on July 12th, 2021. This list includes name of chemical subs...

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South Korea updates the Toxic Chemical Substances List

Jul-26-2021

National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) in South Korea updated the Toxic Chemical Substances List on June 22nd, 2021.  After the hazard assessment under K-REACH, 13 substances ...

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South Korea consulting on a draft amendment of the K-REACH enforcement decree & rule

Jun-28-2021 K-REACH

The Ministry of Environment (MoE) in South Korea is consulting on a draft amendment of the K-REACH enforcement decree and rule, which was published on June 3rd. The draft of decree amendment ma...

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K-REACH: Downstream users should comply with registration obligations in South Korea

May-11-2021

The recent partial amendment to K-REACH has been approved by South Korea's parliament on 13 April, and it will be enforced on 14 October. This amendment outlines the culpability of downstream...

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