Designation of Consumer Chemical Products subject to Safety Check, and Relevant Safety and Labeling Standards
The Republic of Korea would like to add two attachments regarding on "Designation of Consumer Chemical Products Subject to Safety Check."
Consumer Chemical Products subject to Safety Check. These products are designated and announced by the Minister of Environment since it is recognized that they have risks based on the result of risk assessment conducted in accordance with the Act on Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides Safety.
- "Designation of Consumer Chemical Products subject to Safety Check, and Relevant Safety and Labeling Standards" (142 pages, available in Korean)
- Comparative tables of old and new provisions (28 pages, available in Korean)
- Newly designate and establish safety standards for 3 products(red seal ink pads, correction fluids and tapes, fog fluid for performance)- Designate microplastic(microbeads) as a prohibited substance for detergent and laundry product group- Prohibit manufacturing/importing chemical products used in humidifier as a stock solution or added in humidifier water- Designate 5 damage-causing substances found in humidifier disinfectants as prohibited substances for a preservative-treated filter product
Considering the requests from other Members as to extending comment period for the proposed rule, which was notified on 2 December 2019, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) is extending the comment period to 31 January 2020. Members may submit either electronic or written comments by 31 January 2020.
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