12 Dec 2019

South Korea to simplify manufacturer risk assessment reporting requirements Locked

Reports to be combined and ministries to share information

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Dec 2019

South Korea's environment ministry to offer SMEs test data at reduced price Locked

Free support to include help preparing registration dossiers

Asia Pacific, South Korea
21 Nov 2019

Simple transfer of registration data from EU to South Korea ‘not an option’ Locked

Consultant says GLP requirement under K-REACH likely to cause problems

Asia Pacific, Europe, South Korea
14 Nov 2019

Sweden's international chemicals programme targets countries in Africa, Asia Locked

South Africa, Indonesia and Vietnam among those with which Kemi is collaborating

Africa & Middle East, Argentina, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Indonesia, Latin America & Caribbean, South Africa, South Korea, Vietnam
13 Nov 2019

K-REACH implementation uncertainty affects domestic companies, says US industry group Locked

American Chemistry Council urges more guidance and clarity

Asia Pacific, North America, South Korea, United States
7 Nov 2019

Australia and South Korea to cooperate on risk assessment methods Locked

MoU focuses on cosmetic ingredients

Asia Pacific, Australia, South Korea
6 Nov 2019

MoE advises separate consortiums for K-REACH nanomaterial registration Locked

Ministry to prepare guidance following pilot project

Asia Pacific, South Korea
23 Oct 2019

South Korea: Revised figures double animal numbers used in cosmetic testing Locked

More than 4,000 used despite official ban

Asia Pacific, South Korea
22 Oct 2019

Feature: Animal testing in Asia – harmonised approach unlikely Locked

Asean, Asia Pacific, Australia, China, South Korea, Taiwan
17 Oct 2019

South Korea MoE to publish hazard guide next month Locked

To accompany voluntary product safety scheme

Asia Pacific, South Korea
8 Oct 2019

South Korea launches joint registration consortium system Locked

Pre-registration statistics published

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Sep 2019

Consumer chemical companies join South Korean voluntary product safety scheme Locked

Includes ingredients disclosure and introducing hazard assessment methods

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Aug 2019

South Korea consults on draft amendments to children’s product standard Locked

Revises limits for certain hazardous substances

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Aug 2019

South Korea publishes draft K-REACH revision in midst of Japan trade dispute Locked

Relaxes new substance registration rules with R&D exemptions

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Aug 2019

South Korea publishes test data requirements for biocide approvals Locked

Rules cover both substances and products

Asia Pacific, South Korea
14 Aug 2019

K-REACH relaxation plans continue despite Japanese shipments Locked

Government move aims to help companies find alternative sources of supply

Asia Pacific, Japan, South Korea
7 Aug 2019

South Korea to update cosmetic safety rules Locked

Updates broadly in line with EU cosmetics rules

Asia Pacific, South Korea
31 Jul 2019

South Korea designates 128 substances as hazardous for use in children's products Locked

Risk assessments to assess toxicity or carcinogenicity

Asia Pacific, South Korea
30 Jul 2019

Japan-South Korea trade dispute could force relaxation in K-REACH rules Locked

Government pursuing several measures to help domestic industry

Asia Pacific, Japan, South Korea
17 Jul 2019

South Korea expands VOC controls and tightens limits in paint Locked

Maximum limits set and substances added to scope

Asia Pacific, South Korea
17 Jul 2019

South Korea's cosmetic reform bill has not stopped animal testing, says NGO Locked

Exemptions 'undermine' mandate to use accepted alternative methods

Asia Pacific, South Korea
16 Jul 2019

South Korea proposes formaldehyde, methanol standards for hygiene products Locked

Asia Pacific, South Korea
1 Jul 2019

Companies miss pre-registration deadline in South Korea Locked

Short time-frame and changing instructions blamed

Asia Pacific, South Korea
20 Jun 2019

ToxCast data valuable for AOP validation, study suggests Locked

US and South Korean scientists develop inhalation AOP

Asia Pacific, North America, South Korea, United States
17 Jun 2019

P&G examines K-REACH challenges before pre-registration deadline Locked

Asia Pacific, South Korea
13 Jun 2019

South Korea adds pre-notification instructions just before deadline Locked

Further details for UVCBs and substances lacking supplier information

Asia Pacific, South Korea
13 Jun 2019

Apec recommends regional GHS convergence measures Locked

Suggests adopting GHS 7th revision by 2021

Asia Pacific, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean, Malaysia, Mexico, Multinational bodies, New Zealand, North America, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Russia & CIS, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam
4 Jun 2019

South Korea announces biocide approvals criteria Locked

Full list of designated substances and product types available by end of year

Asia Pacific, South Korea
22 May 2019

South Korea’s MoE dismisses K-REACH pre-notification concerns Locked

Industry claims meeting 30 June deadline will be 'difficult'

Asia Pacific, South Korea
16 May 2019

South Korea considering delay to extended RoHS following industry concerns Locked

Enforcement postponed until at least 2020

Asia Pacific, South Korea