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  • South Korea Updates GHS Classification List

      24 Oct 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome: 18 substances have been newly classified as toxic and provided with classification and labeling information. Classification and labeling information has been updated for 8 previously published substances,
  • South Korea’s GHS Classification List Updated

      16 Sep 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome: 15 new substances have been designated as toxic chemicals and provided with classification and labeling information. They are still considered new chemicals and require new chemical registration under K-REACH.
  • South Korea Consults on Updates to GHS Classification List

      7 Aug 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome Classification and labeling information will be updated for 7 previously published toxic substances and 2 accident precaution chemicals. 33 substances will be designated as toxic chemicals providing with
  • South Korea Consults on Revised OSHA Enforcement Rules

      20 May 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome: Four OSHA’s enforcement rules were revised and the drafts are open for public comments until 3 June. Amendments focus on increased liability for company representatives and contractors, prohibition on
  • South Korea’s New SDS Rules Adopted in OSHA

      16 Jan 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome: Amendments regarding SDS submission and CBI application have been passed and incorporated into the revised K-OSHA as Law No. 16272 on Jan 15th, 2019. The new SDS rules will come into force two years after promulgation. South
  • South Korea to Designate Eight New Toxic Chemical Substances

      23 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    The GHS classification information has been approved by NIER Announcement No.2018-62 on 20 Dec 2018. Takehome: Eight new substances will be designated as toxic chemical substances after hazard evaluation under K-REACH.
  • 15 Substances Appended to South Korea’s GHS Classification List

      13 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    On Nov 5th, 2018, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced by NIER Announcement No. 2018-44 the updates to the GHS Classification List.
  • South Korea Pilots Audit System for Safety Data Sheet CBI Protection

      5 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    Takehome: Proposed revision on K-OSHA requires manufacturers and importers to prepare and submit SDS to the MoEL. In the proposal, MoEL allows CBI protection on SDS after official audit, otherwise 100% chemical content
  • South Korea Updates GHS Classification List

      23 May 2018   Nadine He

    Korea NIER announced updates on GHS Classification List for 9 toxic chemical substances. 
  • South Korea Proposed Revision on SDS Rules

      9 Mar 2018   Nadine He

    On 9 Feb 2018, South Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labour (MoEL) issued a draft revision of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (K-OSHA) for public consultation until 21 March. The proposed updates introduced a new SDS
  • South Korea’s GHS Classification List Updated

      5 Mar 2018   Nadine He

    On 28 Feb 2018, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced the updates of GHS Classification List. Through NIER Announcement No.2018-5, the classification information, pictograms, hazard
  • South Korea Consults on Updates to GHS Classification List

      4 Jan 2018   Nadine He

    Published on 29 Dec 2017 by NIER Notice No.2017-436, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) is now consulting on updates to the GHS Classification List.
  • South Korea Updates GHS Classification List

      8 Aug 2017   Nadine He

    Takehome: 23 substances have been newly added to South Korea’s GHS Classification List Classification and labeling elements of 19 toxic substances, 1 restricted substance and 30 accident precaution chemicals have
  • South Korea to Update GHS Classification List

      12 Jan 2017   Nadine He

    Korea National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) is now consulting on updates to the GHS Classification List. Published on 29 Dec 2016 by NIER Notice No. 2016-397, the classification information, pictograms,
  • Korea GHS Classification Criteria Updated for “Corrosive to Metals"

      29 Nov 2016   Nadine He

    On 26th of Aug 2016 South Korea updated the GHS classification criteria as well as the classification and labeling information of some substances by NIER Announcement 2016-15. The updates became effective immediately after the
  • South Korea Updates GHS Classification List

      2 Nov 2016   Nadine He

    On 31 Oct 2016, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced the updates of GHS Classification List by NIER Announcement No.2016-22. 

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