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MFDS Proposes Enactment of the "Cleansing & Hygiene Products Control Act”

December 13, 2016

Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its ‘Proposed Enactment of the "Cleansing & Hygiene Products Control Act".’

The notified document replaces the ‘Public Health Act’, which regulates the control of cleansing and hygiene products. It covers the following, among others:

  • Introduction of the added list of cleansing & hygiene products to be regulated under the Act
  • Requirement for dish detergents and dishwasher rinse aid manufacturers to submit the list of their products.

Comments may be submitted until January 1, 2017.

Source URL: G/TBT/N/KOR/689