April 20, 2015
The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has amended the usage limit for the following cosmetic ingredients:
|Ingredient Name||Usage Limit||Prohibition|
|Compounds of Methylchloroisothiazol inone and Methylisothiazolinone (including magnesium chloride and magnesium nitrate)||0.0015% for rinse-off products
(Methylchloroisothiazol inone: Methylisothiazolinone=3:1)
|Prohibited for use in other products|
|Triclosan||0.3% for rinse-off body cleansing products, deodorants (spray products excluded) and foundation for topical use only (e.g. blemish concealer)||Prohibited for use in other products|
The proposed revision on the usage limit of the two ingredients is open for public consultation until May 26, 2015.