On April 6, Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) published the revised Standards for Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances and Material Safety Data Sheet by Public Notice No.2016-19, which entered into force immediately.
By adopting the hazard category “hazardous to the ozone layer” and revising some of the hazard statements and precautionary statements, the new standards update the 2013 standards (MOEL Public Notice No.2013-37) to align with UN GHS Rev.4 (2011).
In accordance with the transitional provision in Public Notice No.2016-19, classification, labeling and SDS preparation should be conducted in accordance with Annex 1, 2 and 4 of Public Notice No.2013-37 are acceptable until April 6, 2017.
The Standard contains:
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