The Act on Registration and Evaluation, etc. of Chemicals (a.k.a “K-REACH”) was passed on 30 Apr 2013 and came into force on 1 Jan 2015. It has been revised for several times and the revised K-REACH will come into force on 1 Jan 2019.
The official translation is accessible here.
History of the revised K-REACH:
Revised and promulgated by the president on 27 Jan 2016 as Law No. 13891 (ChemLinked news)
Revised and promulgated by the president on 20 Mar 2018 as Law No. 15512 (ChemLinked news)
Amendments regarding reduction of vertebrate animal testing during generation of registration data were incorporated into the revised K-REACH as Law No. 15584 on 17 Apr 2018 (ChemLinked news)
Amendments regarding (1) the use of hazard testing data and (2) modification application for situations where the “Confirmation of Registration Exemption” has been obtained were incorporated into the revised K-REACH as Law No. 15844 on 16 Oct 2018 (ChemLinked news)