On Jun 1st, 2018, South Korea authority announced the list of the Priority Existing Chemicals (PECs) for which the joint registration dossiers have been submitted under K-REACH.
According to the announcement, the joint registration dossiers of 257 PECs have been submitted to the authority, of which 81 have been approved and issued with registration numbers. The remaining applications are still under review.
The deadline for registering the 510 PECs will remain as Jun 30th, 2018, although the amended K-REACH will introduce a new registration mechanism from 1 Jan 2019. Companies are encouraged to meet the June registration deadline.