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KATS Drafts Regulation on Electrical Appliances and Industrial Products

December 14, 2016

The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its ‘Draft of Operation Bulletin of Electrical Appliances and Industrial Products Safety Control Act.’

The notified document establishes the following:

  • Process of issuance of safety certification of products with KS certification
  • Revision of the term "fuse and fuse holder" to "fuse" and "circuit breakers for equipment" to "circuit breakers" to prevent confusion
  • Separation of "control circuit switch" to "switches from appliances" to adopt international standard
  • Details on Safety Control Industrial Products which is regulated in the amendment of enforcement rule and criteria of the derivative model that is now provided in Safety Standard

Comments may be submitted until January 15, 2017.

Source URL: G/TBT/N/KOR/692