18 Apr 2019

South Korea recalls imported washing products containing CMIT/MIT Locked

Colgate-Palmolive washing-up liquid triggers enhanced inspections

Asia Pacific, South Korea
9 Apr 2019

South Korea amends organic, natural cosmetics standard Locked

Updates definitions and allowed ingredients and processes

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Apr 2019

South Korean industry raises concerns as CCA grace period ends Locked

Large facilities face challenging safety measures

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Apr 2019

Chemical tracking system approved by South Korea’s cabinet Locked

US industry objects over CBI concerns, potential exports effect

Asia Pacific, South Korea
27 Mar 2019

P&G flags polymer and pre-registration rules as K-REACH challenges Locked

Legislation mandates more information from consumer chemical companies

Asia Pacific, South Korea
20 Mar 2019

Seoul prosecutors reopen humidifier biocide investigation Locked

New investigations follow CMIT/MIT toxicity test results

Asia Pacific, South Korea
7 Mar 2019

Major chemical company raises issues with South Korea’s chemical tracking system Locked

Product notification and unique code problematic requirements

Asia Pacific, South Korea
21 Feb 2019

South Korea’s Osha remains concern for US, EU trade groups Locked

Duplicate registration and CBI at issue

Asia Pacific, South Korea
7 Feb 2019

South Korea releases K-BPR implementation plans Locked

Government will begin collecting biocides toxicity data

Asia Pacific, South Korea
31 Jan 2019

South Korea promulgates major Osha amendment Locked

SDSs/CBI public disclosure requirement removed

Asia Pacific, South Korea
10 Jan 2019

South Korean study: BPS, BPF disrupt zebrafish thyroid function Locked

Team report similarities with BPA amid complex picture of gene transcription

Asia Pacific, South Korea
10 Jan 2019

US backs industry concern over South Korea’s Osha changes Locked

Disclosure requirements said to 'breach' GHS standards

Asia Pacific, North America, South Korea, United States
20 Dec 2018

South Korea amends CCA implementation rules Locked

New procedure for substance survey confidentiality

Asia Pacific, South Korea
13 Dec 2018

South Korea may extend electrical and electronic products regulation Locked

Includes additional product types and phthalate restrictions

Asia Pacific, South Korea
29 Nov 2018

K-REACH dossier hazardous assessment rules announced Locked

Exemption criteria are revealed

Asia Pacific, South Korea
15 Nov 2018

South Korea releases biocide implementation rules and guidance Locked

Six documents published ahead of 1 January effective date

Asia Pacific, South Korea
7 Nov 2018

Binding arbitration sets Samsung worker ill-health compensation Locked

Report requests public apology and health and safety improvement fund

Asia Pacific, South Korea
7 Nov 2018

South Korea's Osha SDS submission rules approaching legislature Locked

Industry may not welcome information in scope

Asia Pacific, South Korea
18 Oct 2018

Draft rules on CBI naming and exemptions under K-REACH released Locked

First batch of detailed implementation rules

Asia Pacific, South Korea
18 Sep 2018

South Korea's MOE approves first set of alternative safety measures Locked

Samnam Petrochemical and LG Chem granted the exemptions

Asia Pacific, South Korea
12 Sep 2018

Sixty-five substances face 1 October ban under K-REACH Locked

Ministry urges registration before deadline

Asia Pacific, South Korea
12 Sep 2018

South Korea to ban BPA in infant and toddler FCMs Locked

Implementation expected from January 2010

Asia Pacific, South Korea
6 Sep 2018

Chemicals affect bacterial processes in human gut, study suggests Locked

Many metabolites in affected processes play a key role in human health

Asia Pacific, Singapore, South Korea
15 Aug 2018

South Korea publishes CBI review guidelines for statistical data Locked

Actual review depends on the situation and conditions.

Asia Pacific, South Korea
26 Jul 2018

Samsung agrees to binding arbitration on ill-health claims Locked

Recommendations will include workplace safety measures

Asia Pacific, South Korea
5 Jul 2018

K-REACH clears first registration deadline Locked

Submissions received for 336 substances

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Jun 2018

Imminent K-REACH deadline sees Pecs proceeding to plan Locked

But worries persist at demands for further information

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Jun 2018

US voices concern at South Korea's K-REACH implementation Locked

Statement to WTO expresses 'confusion and uncertainty' over implementation

Asia Pacific, North America, South Korea
21 Jun 2018

As deadline approaches, details emerge on K-REACH enforcement rules Locked

Animal testing and polymer requirements are revealed

Asia Pacific, South Korea
7 Jun 2018

South Korea releases K-REACH draft implementation rules Locked

Pre-reporting required by 30 June 2019

Asia Pacific, South Korea