The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of the Republic of Korea is partly revising the “Pharmaceutical Affairs Act”. The main contents are:
For the pharmaceutical imported, similar to pharmaceutical manufactured, the distribution has been managed thoroughly by prescribing the prohibition another pharmaceutical that is not identical with the approved and reported information such as ingredient and amount from importing, storing and displaying for the purpose of marketing.
Under “Safety Control Act of Household Chemicals and Biocidal Product” (Established on 20 Mar 2018; Implemented on 1 Jan 2019), the managing body shall be excluded in the scope of quasi-drug as nematicide and humidifier disinfectant of fly and mosquito that were controlled as quasi-drug according to “Pharmaceutical Affairs Act” was changed. (Article 2, 62 and 68-4)