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