July 27, 2015
The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has issued Notice No. 2015-0110, establishing a common safety standard for children's products and compliance to the following safety requirements for hazardous materials and physical safety:
- Hazardous material safety requirements (heavy metals, phthalate plasticizers, asbestos ban, etc.)
- Physical safety requirements (small parts, edge, sharp edge, for magnet regulations, etc.)The notice is published and effective June 4, 2015.