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Korea Releases Safety Standards of Cosmetics Products

February 25, 2014

The Republic of Korea has released the regulation on the safety standards of cosmetics and others. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety aims to establish a rationale for the regulation.

The regulation aims to:

  • Clarify the use of the terms aerosol, spray that defines the formulations prohibited from use
  • Show a risk assessment process that will utilize when prohibited ingredients are unintentionally detected
  • Amend the microbial amendments for limit tests that will reflect the formulation of the characteristics of cosmetic product distributed in the market
  • Harmonize this regulation with the international standards