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South Korea MoE Responds to Industry Concerns over CCA Implementation

  •   24 May 2019
  •    Nadine He
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    Takehome:

    • South Korea’s MoE has responded to industry concerns over CCA implementation as the grace period will come to an end on 31 Dec 2019.
    • CCA grace period varies in different situations including: permission management of hazardous chemicals, preparation and submission of off-site impact assessment report and risk management plan, management of handling facilities, etc.

    Korea Economic Daily, a media outlet in South Korea reported that the chemical industry is facing difficulties revolving around compliance with the Chemical Control Act[1] (CCA), as the maximum applicable 5-year grace period comes to an end. In response to industry concerns, the Ministry of Environment (MoE) issued a statement [2] on May 15th, 2019.

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