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South Korea Publishes English Leaflet for Implementation of New MSDS Rules
Apr 07, 2021
It’s been almost three months since South Korea implemented the new MSDS rules on January 16, 2021. The authority published a leaflet in English illustrating the detailed requirements to facilitate the implementation.
Key Takeaways for Claiming CBI on Korean MSDS
Mar 11, 2021
In this article we will introduce how Korea’s new rules regulate CBI issues in regard to application, extension, provision of the approval number on the Korean MSDS, etc.
South Korea Trials IT System for MSDS Submission and CBI Non-disclosure Application
Dec 28, 2020
MSDS submission and CBI non-disclosure approval through the KOSHA IT system is mandatory before manufacture or import, which will take effect on Jan 16, 2021.Overseas manufacturers are allowed to appoint an only representative (OR) based in Korea to comply with the obligations.
Korea GHS: Revised Standards for Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances and Material Safety Data Sheet Published
Nov 17, 2020
On November 12, 2020, 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.2020-130. It will enter into force on January 16, 2021, the same implementation date of the revised Occupational Safety and Health Act (K-OSHA).
South Korea to Update Standards for GHS Classification and SDS Submission
Jun 24, 2020
On June 8, 2020, Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) published the draft revision to the Standards for Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances and Material Safety Data Sheet (hereafter referred to as the draft Standard) by MoEL Notice No.2020-247. Public comments are welcome before June 29, 2020.
Korea MoEL Requires SDS Online Submission from 2021
Feb 12, 2020
The revised Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) was promulgated as Law No. 16272 on January 15, 2019 (CL news). One of the major amendments requires the submission of SDS to the Ministry of Employment and Labour (MoEL) within five years after the amendment is implemented (from January 16, 2021).
South Korea Consults on Revised OSHA Enforcement Rules
May 20, 2019
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 sub-contracting high risk work, SDS submission, etc.
South Korea’s New SDS Rules Adopted in OSHA
Jan 16, 2019
A major amendment to the OSHA requires the submission of SDS to the Ministry of Employment and Labour (MoEL) within 5 years after the amendment is implemented. In the future, manufacturers or importers will be obliged to prepare SDS and provide it to not only the recipients but also the MoEL.
South Korea Proposed Revision on SDS Rules
Mar 09, 2018
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