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South Korea Consults on 33 New Toxic Chemical Substances

  •   24 Jul 2019
  •    Nadine He
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    Published on Jul 18th, 2019 by NIER Notice No. 2019-285, South Korea's National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) is now consulting on potential updates on the Toxic Chemical Substance List (TCSL). Any comments are welcome before Aug 24th, 2019.

    The proposed major issues are summarized as follows:

    1. Supplementation of 33 toxic chemical substances (Given No. 2019-1-916~2019-1-948)
    2. Updates of chemical name or CAS No. of 3 toxic chemical substances (Given No. 97-1-130, 2014-1-695, 2017-1-789)
    3. Transitional measures for control of the newly designated toxic substances, including import notification, labelling, off-site impact analysis, business licensing and other relative requirements as specified in CCA and its Enforcement Rules.

    The details of proposed updates on substances can be accessible here.

    * The last update to the TCSL finished in Apr 2019 by NIER Announcement No. 2019-7 (CL news).

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